Bachelor of Nutrition Science

University of Wollongong

The Bachelor of Nutrition Science provides a strong grounding in areas including nutrition and exercise, food chemistry, biochemistry, and metabolism, as well as training in nutrition research. Students will be able to apply their knowledge to a range of community settings. These include working with organisations and industries to create better nutritional standards and policies, undertaking research, and working with communities to support health through nutrition.

Course Fee:


International: $92,160

Entry Requirements:

DOMESTIC STUDENTS - ATAR-BASED ADMISSION OPTIONS Guaranteed entry selection ranks: Entry to this course can be gained with: Minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) International Baccalaureate (IB) Interstate equivalent (such as the Victorian ENTER or Queensland OP) Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to Australian year 12. The minimum score for guaranteed entry (or for consideration if this course has limited places) is an ATAR-Selection Rank of 78 or an IB of 28. This includes the effect of adjustment factors. Adjustment factors, such as the subjects you are studying, the area in which you live or equity and access schemes, are taken into consideration and these will be combined with your ATAR to adjust your selection rank and make it higher than your ATAR. These adjustments used to be called bonus points. ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES The University assumes students will have studied any 2 units of English, any 4 units of Science/Mathematics. Ideally, students will have studied Chemistry. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.

Structure:

3 years full-time, or part-time equivalent. Students will study the building blocks of nutrition: biochemistry, nutritional epidemiology, public health nutrition and physiology. Students will explore the role of nutrients in the regulation of enzymes and metabolic pathways through to food sources of nutrients and food production.

Subjects you can Study:

Nutrition

Study Pathways:

Any tertiary studies completed prior to enrolment may lead to advanced standing or credit. Students within the BSc - Nutrition who have achieved a credit average in the first 2 years of this degree will be permitted to apply to transfer into the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at this time.

Recognition:

The course meets the requirements of the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) for graduates to register as nutrition scientists, following 3 years of relevant work experience after graduation.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00102E

Related Careers:

Nutritionist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong 68.75 No Full time 3 years
Wollongong 68.75 No Part time 6 years
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has earned a place among the top 20 modern universities in the world through world-class research and teaching. With an international network of campuses and regional learning centres, UOW consistently rates among the top Australian universities in key areas, including graduate satisfaction and starting salaries.par par UOW offers 450 degree programs across all levels of study (undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research), as well as English language and academic bridging programs through UOW College. The University currently has 36,180 students enrolled in its onshore and offshore campuses, including 15,820 international students.

The University's commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace. UOW continues to focus on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.

The city of Wollongong is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney - close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney central business district, but without the rush and expense of a big city. Wollongong is the primary city of the Illawarra region of New South Wales, and is Australia's ninth-largest city. More than 295,500 people live in the region. There are very strong support networks for international students and their families to help settle into life in Wollongong.

The UOW Wollongong campus lies between tree-covered mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering students the perfect Australian lifestyle. It's an ideal learning environment that helps students get the most out of their studies. With its parkland setting and extensive learning and recreational facilities, the campus is arguably the most beautiful university campus in Australia. And the UOW Innovation Campus - an award winning, world-class research and commercial precinct developed by UOW - is located less than 10 minutes away.

Provider CRICOS: 00102E

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