A postgraduate program
Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time
Location: On campus
Course name: Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
Duration (full-time equivalent): 2 years
SATAC code: 2CM093
CRICOS code: 002655M
The Master of Nutrition and Dietetics offers advanced studies in nutritional science and food science, pathophysiology of nutrition-related illnesses, health promotion, communication skills, and clinical/public health nutrition skills.
Graduates are suitable for careers in hospitals, community health centres, private practice and consultancy, the food industry and research establishments.
What will I study?
Refer to the course rule:
Applicants must normally hold an approved Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification which includes:
- at least the equivalent of 13.5 Flinders units across the course of their undergraduate program in human nutrition and food science topics in the areas of basic nutrition principles, life-cycle nutrition and food science
- at least the equivalent of 9 Flinders units in human biochemistry topics studied at second year level
- at least the equivalent of 6 Flinders units in human physiology topics studied at second year level
- a minimum of a credit average.
Applicants must submit with their application a statement outlining their interest in the course and profession, and evidence of any relevant employment experience. Applicants will be ranked for admission on the basis of a selection score which is a combination of academic merit (70%) and assessment of their statement of interest and experience (30%).
Applicants with employment experiences of at least 2 years full-time in the following related areas should include this information in their application form: nursing, medicine, allied health, health care delivery, health and welfare counselling, food service, or teaching.
International students: Entry and English language requirements
|Mid year entry:||No|
|Application closing dates:|
|Mid year entry:||No|
|Applications:||How to apply|
|Application closing dates:||Semester 1 - 30 November of the year proceeding admission |
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.
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|Master of Nutrition and Dietetics|
Place type: Commonwealth supported
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Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?