If you are interested in taking your passion for healthy eating and turning it into your career, then the Bachelor of Human Nutrition is a great place to start.
Our degree is designed with you in mind. We have partnered our commitment to nutrition with scientifically backed information to give you the knowledge and skills required for a qualification in the changing and expanding area of nutrition.
On completion of the course, graduates may apply for membership and registration as an Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) with the Nutrition Society of Australia (Inc).
If you are equally passionate about nutrition and exercise as a career, another new course combines the two new degrees into the Bachelor of Human Nutrition, Bachelor of Exercise Science (combined degree).
Bachelor of Human Nutrition/Bachelor of Exercise Science
If you are equally passionate about nutrition and exercise as a career, you can combine the Bachelor of Human Nutrition with the Bachelor of Exercise Science.
The Bachelor Human Nutrition will offer you the opportunity to study nutritional, health and medical sciences so you can promote evidence-based nutrition and prevent illness in communities and in individuals.
To qualify for The Bachelor of Human Nutrition, you need to complete 108 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study.
Our experienced teaching staff includes Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitians and staff with PhDs in the field of nutrition and dietetics. Many come from working as practioners and have strong partnerships with industry, including the nutrition and the sports industry, and potential employers.
Teaching staff from other disciplines are also highly experienced with strong track records in relevant research and prepare you to work in a multidisciplinary and evolving field.
Our nutrition training is at the forefront of nutrition and dietetic education and research in Australia and overseas, recently gaining five years of full accreditation (no conditions) with the Dietitians Association of Australia.
Our research was also ranked above world standard in the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia rankings.
The Bachelor of Human Nutrition enables pathways of study within nutrition and other disciplines including education, medicine and public health plus continuation into higher research degrees.
Bachelor of Human Nutrition students will obtain the required prerequisites to apply for lateral transfer to the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics on completion of two years (72 units).
Bachelor of Human Nutrition graduates will also be eligible to apply for entry to the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, Master of Public Health, Master of Teaching (Secondary) and the Graduate Medical Program.
The Bachelor of Human Nutrition gives you the theoretical and practical knowledge to practice as an Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) on graduation and membership with the Nutrition Society of Australia (Inc). With experience graduates will be eligible to apply for registration as a Registered Nutritionist.
Continuation into postgraduate courses prepares you for additional careers as Dietitians, specialised Teachers, Public Health Officers, Medical Doctors and more.
All undergraduate applications are made through the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).