Bachelor of Human Nutrition

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The nutritional health both of Australians and the rest of the world is problematic. With increasing prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases and an ageing population it is envisaged that there will be a growing burden on society and the health care system in the years ahead. Consequently, there is demand for nutrition professionals to assist in the prevention and management of these issues. Graduates of the Bachelor of Human Nutrition will be suitably qualified to work as nutritionists to address the future health needs in Australia and internationally in a variety of settings, including health promotion, community health, research, the food industry and the fitness/recreation industry.

Structure

The degree will offer students the opportunity to study nutritional, health and medical sciences with the aim of educating professionals who are able to apply scientific knowledge and skills in nutrition and human sciences to promote health and prevent illness in communities. The first two years of the degree include biochemistry, physiology, general nutrition and indigenous health topics. Year 3 focuses on nutrition topics and social health science topics.

Subjects

  • Human Nutrition, Biochemistry, Physiology, Indigenous Health and Social Health

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent qualifications
  • Or mature age entry (STAT)
  • Or TAFE/VET qualifications
  • Or higher education transfers
  • Or completion of a foundation studies program
  • Criminal History Check and Immunisation record

Recognition

The Bachelor of Human Nutrition gives you the theoretical and practical knowledge to practise as an associate nutritionist on graduation, and membership with the Nutrition Society of Australia. With experience, graduates will be eligible to apply for registration as registered nutritionists.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bedford Park International: $100,500 No information available No No information available

Further information

Can be combined with Bachelor of Exercise Science.

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