Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Dietetic professionals are engaged in the prevention and treatment of a wide range of nutrient, food and diet related health problems. This program provides the knowledge, skills and professional practice experience necessary for competent nutritional treatment and care of groups and individuals. It is targeted at preparing the graduate student to be a health care professional through the development and practice of nutritional science, clinical, health education, public health and research skills. Students will have work experience and training in environments such as hospitals, community health centres, and food service providers. These working environments are available across the year and some professional placements may need to be taken outside of semester times. Places for dietetic education and training are limited by the availability of professional practice placements and are therefore, competitive.
48 credit points
- Nutrition and dietetics
Standard entry requirements
This course has an early closing date to submit applications by the 31st October of every year. Applicants must meet all of the following criteria: A) a completed bachelor degree B) a minimum of one unit in chemistry C) a minimum of one unit in human biology D) second year degree level study in biochemistry (year-long) E) second year degree level study in human physiology (year-long) F) four degree level units in food and nutrition science A Supplementary Application Form must be completed as part of your application and include a 500 word statement and two referee reports. It can be found at: http://www.canberra.edu.au/current-students/forms English language must have an Overall Academic IELTS score of 7.0 with no band score less than 6.0.
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