University of Canberra

Bachelor of Human Nutrition

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

Human nutrition is the branch of science devoted to the study of food and nutrients. It examines the effect that food and nutrients have on our physical, social, mental and environmental wellbeing. This course emphasises the role of nutrition in the maintenance of health and wellbeing in different societies. Students will gain specialist knowledge of the physiological, social, biochemical and epidemiological factors influencing diet-related diseases prevalent in societies today. Students will: Complete a range of foundation subjects to develop a sound scientific background in human nutrition including biochemistry, physiology and food science; learn to describe all the factors that influence eating behaviour and responses to food today such as the psychological, social and cultural aspects of people's relationship to food and their maintenance of health and well-being; and be prepared for entry into graduate courses in allied health areas, including dietetics and nutrition, sports dietetics, physiotherapy and pharmacy.

Standard entry requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by a year 12 ATAR, other Australian qualification, work experience, or an overseas qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra International: $90,600
  • ATAR: 60

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