Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course prepares graduates with an understanding of human anatomy, biochemistry and physiology, nutrition education, health needs of specific populations, management, food service management, medical nutrition therapy, and practice in clinical dietetics. As a health qualification, the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics also allows entry to general health-related positions.
384 credit points in a set program of study. This is a four-year course comprising core Nutrition and Dietetics studies and professional placement studies.
- Nutrition and dietetics
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
- Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) and Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C).
This course is accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia and graduates are eligible to apply for the Accredited Practising Dietitian credential. Graduates can apply for membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia, the Public Health Association of Australia, Sports Medicine Australia, the Nutrition Society and other bodies.
Graduates with a first- or second-class division A Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) degree may be eligible to enter IF49 Doctor of Philosophy. Admission to the PhD depends on an applicant's demonstrated research aptitude and the availability of supervision, infrastructure and resources needed for the proposed research project.
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Blue Card; tuberculosis screening; Hepatitis B vaccination. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.