Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years full-time (or equivalent part-time)
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 75.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR
: Not applicable
Not applicable
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Human Nutrition

International students: Entry and English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Human Nutrition is a multidisciplinary program designed to address the global demand for nutrition professionals to assist in preventing and managing nutritional health issues. It results in graduates with the knowledge and skills to practice in a variety of settings or to continue into other specialisations.

It provides you with the opportunity to study nutritional, health and medical sciences, and to promote health and prevent illness in individuals and in communities by applying scientific knowledge and skills in nutrition and human sciences.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study human nutrition at Flinders?

  • Gain a qualification and competitive advantage in an emerging and expanding area that is still largely unqualified in the workforce.
  • Specialise in nutrition and provide initiatives which improve the health of individuals and communities, prevent chronic diseases, promote health and enhance well-being
  • Choose from specialisations in health promotion, behavioural sciences, nutrition sports science, public health or allied health.
  • Obtain the required pre-requisites to apply for transfer to the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics on completion of two years or apply for the Masters Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Increase your options as a graduate for further qualifications in allied health, education, medicine or public health.

Combined degree options

You can combine this course with the following:

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: Knowledge of SACE stage 2 biology or equivalent is assumed.

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Rural and remote sub-quota

An annual sub-quota will be available for students from rural and remote areas. To be considered for the rural and remote sub-quota you must submit with your SATAC application a Statutory Declaration confirming you have lived in non-metropolitan areas of Australia (Remoteness Classifications RA2 to RA5) for at least 5 consecutive years, or 10 years cumulatively, from birth (ie during any period of your life).

Download the Rural Eligibility Statutory Declaration (PDF 210KB)

The completed and signed statutory declaration must be uploaded to your application in the SATAC system within 10 working days after submitting the SATAC application.

You can check your eligibility in accordance with the definition above using the search tool at the Remoteness Area (RA) Locator site.

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234841
Mid year entry: No
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $9,090

International students
CRICOS code: 069219M
Mid year entry: No
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2018: $31,200
2019: $33,500




Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?How are these fees calculated?

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students

Health (PDF 2MB)

International students

International course guides