Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

A history of teaching and research excellence, world-class facilities, pioneering academics and a long list of industry partners make Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition one of the leading human nutrition courses in Australia. To truly understand the connection between nutrition and health, you will draw on studies from a variety of related disciplines, such as food science, biochemistry, physiology, epidemiology, psychology, public health and politics. While the course is conveniently offered on our premium online learning platform, there are many opportunities to engage in practical learning. As a graduate of this course, you may be eligible for registration as an ‘Associate Nutritionist’. Following three years of relevant work experience, Associate Nutritionists are able to apply for ‘Registered Nutritionist’ status. Registration with NSA does not authorise registrants to obtain provider numbers with Medicare or Private Health Insurers. Please refer to the NSA website for further information or queries about registration.

Structure

8 credit points completed as: 4 core units (1 credit point each) and 4 credit points of elective units.

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor Degree or higher or two years relevant work experience or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent.

Recognition

Growing public interest in the relationship between diet and health is evident and, as a result, there are increasing demands from the public for reliable and trustworthy information. In response, the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) has developed a 'Register of Nutritionists' to establish a list of appropriately qualified nutrition professionals. As a graduate of this course, you may be eligible for registration as an 'Associate Nutritionist'. Following three years of relevant work experience, Associate Nutritionists are able to apply for 'Registered Nutritionist' status. Registration with NSA does not authorise registrants to obtain provider numbers with Medicare or Private Health Insurers.

Study pathways

Master of Human Nutrition. Master of Nutrition and Population Health.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $28,600
International: $28,600
No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time : 2 years

Further information

For other information please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

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