- – Bedford Park
4 years full-time
- 2023: $8,778
- – March
Help people achieve the best health through nutrition.
Prepare to become a professional who can interpret and translate scientific knowledge into practical information to help people improve their health through diet. You will gain knowledge about the nature, management and prevention of diet-related diseases, and the social and psychological factors that influence what people eat.
4 years full-time
Why study Nutrition and Dietetics at Flinders
The degree prepares graduates to work as professional nutritionists and dietitians in a range of settings.
This degree is accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia and is recognised in Singapore, UK, New Zealand and Canada.
Good nutrition is fundamental to a healthy life and can influence our lives from the moment we are born. Nutritionists explore the relationship between diet, health and disease prevention.
A typical first year may include:
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The degree provides you with practical experience that prepares you for the workforce.
You will be required to undergo criminal history record assessments and receive immunisations prior to work placements.
There are opportunities to take your studies overseas with a student exchange program.
The table below shows ATAR and Selection Rank data for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR commencing in Semester 1, 2022. It is limited to applicants that have recently completed secondary education (within the last two years). Data may reflect multiple courses available within a suite of courses.
|ATAR-based offers only across all offer rounds||ATAR - Excluding adjustment factors||Selection Rank - ATAR plus any adjustment factors|
|Highest rank to receive an offer||99.30||99.95|
|Median rank to receive an offer||96.45||99.08|
|Lowest rank to receive an offer||86.00||94.05|
The table below gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students in this course. It provides data on students who commenced study in this course in Semester 1, 2022 including those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia. Applicant background groupings are based on educational background, not basis of admission. Data may reflect multiple courses available within a suite of courses.
|Applicant background (Semester 1, 2022)||Number of students||Percentage of all students|
|Higher education study (includes a bridging or enabling course)||23||45%|
|Vocational education and training (VET) study||0||0%|
|Work and life experience||0||0%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points)||9||18%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test)||10||20%|
|Recent secondary education - Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration pathways)||<5||<5|
At Flinders University, we recognise that careers are evolving and the workplace of the future will look very different from today.
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Applicants can apply for this course using Year 12 qualifications, previous higher education study or through Adult Entry (STAT/Foundation Studies/tertiary preparation course).
An annual subquota is available for applicants from rural and remote areas. To be considered for the rural and remote subquota applicants must apply to SATAC in the normal way.
Applicants must also, within 10 working days after submitting the SATAC application, submit a Statutory Declaration to SATAC which confirms that they 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 (i.e. during any period of their life). A Statutory Declaration form can be downloaded here.
Applicants can check their eligibility in accordance with the definition above using the search tool at the Remoteness Area (RA) Locator site. Filter your search using the ASGS Remoteness Areas (2016) layer.
An annual subquota is available for applicants from the Northern Territory (NT). To be considered for the NT subquota applicants must apply to SATAC in the normal way.
Applicants who gain entry in this degree through the subquota will be registered with the Flinders NT and required to travel and reside in the Northern Territory for their final year clinical placements. The Flinders NT will subsidise travel expenses up to the equivalent of an economy class one-way fare. Contact the Flinders NT at email@example.com for further details prior to application.
Applicants must meet one or more of the following criteria to be eligible for consideration for a subquota place: must have their principal place of residence in the NT; or must have been resident in the NT for a minimum period of two years, within the last five years; or must be a recent graduate (within the last 5 years) or a current student of Charles Darwin University.
Applicants must also, within 10 working days after submitting the SATAC application, submit a Statutory Declaration to SATAC which confirms that they meet the criteria for the NT subquota.
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If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through Flinders University Academy – or our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers.
This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.
If you don’t meet our academic entry requirements, you can still gain entry to Flinders University through Flinders University Academy. With a range of diplomas, foundation and English language courses, students can find a direct pathway into the destination degree of their choice.
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