Bachelor of Human Nutrition

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

The Bachelor of Human Nutrition commences with a broad discipline base in nutrition, food and related sciences. This underpins second year subjects that major in Human Nutrition and Food Science. In final year students acquire further specialist knowledge and skills in Human Nutrition, and have the option of studying a major in Food Science or Food Service, or a minor in Biomedical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition or Analytical Chemistry. This allows students to broaden and enrich their learning and diversify employment opportunities enabling graduates to successfully compete in professional settings within the community nutrition, food service and food science areas, and the public health sector and/or pursue post-graduate study.


  • 288 credit points
  • 48 credit points Core First Year studies
  • 144 credit points Core Professional studies
  • 96 credit points of Option A or B - 96 credit points of Major studies or 48 credit points of Food Science Minor and 48 credit points of Minor studies.


  • Food Science
  • Food Service
  • Minors - Food Science
  • Biomedical Nutrition
  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Analytical Chemistry

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English and a study score of at least 20 in one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Health & Human Development, Mathematics (any) or Physical Education. International: Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including at least one of the following subjects: Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics OR Completion of an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) PLUS IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 6 with no band less than 6.0 TAFE/VET - Completion of a cognate (similar discipline) Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) will be granted advanced standing of a maximum of 96 credit points (Diploma) or 144 credit points (Advanced Diploma). OR Completion of a non-cognate (not similar) Australian (or equivalent) Diploma or Advanced Diploma will be granted advanced standing on a case by case basis. Mature Age - Applicants with relevant work, education and/or community experience will be considered for admission to the course.

Study information

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