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 an equivalent qualification which includes:
- at least the equivalent of 13.5 Flinders units (0.375 EFTSL) 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 (0.25 EFTSL) in chemistry topics studied at first year undergraduate level and followed by
- at least the equivalent of 9 Flinders units (0.25 EFTSL) in human biochemistry topics studied at second year undergraduate level
- at least the equivalent of 9 Flinders units (0.25 EFTSL) in human biology topics studied at first year undergraduate level and followed by
- at least the equivalent of 9 Flinders units (0.25 EFTSL) in human physiology topics studied at second year undergraduate level
- a minimum of credit average.
International students: Entry and English language requirements
Immunisation and Communicable Diseases: Requirements for Clinical Placements
This course includes clinical placements which aim to provide students with the practical experience required for the workplace. Students on placement have both an increased risk of most vaccine preventable diseases as well as the potential to transmit infections to susceptible patients. Students who are required to complete clinical placements as part of their course must therefore be immunised in accordance with the relevant State or Territory immunisation standards (e.g. Health Immunisation for Health Care Workers in South Australia 2014 Policy Guideline) and any additional private provider requirements as needed.
Further information about immunisation and other clinical placement requirements.
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Open: 16 March 2016
Close: Subject to availability
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Place type: Commonwealth supported
Place type: Full fee paying
- Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
- We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.