Deakin University

Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Deakin University
Institution rating
4.3
Duration
3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
On-campus
Next start date
March

Why study this course

This comprehensive program addresses all aspects of human nutrition and food relevant for employment in the health and food industries. With a strong focus on consumer health, students will gain an understanding of food, including food choice and its relationship to health, as well as the role of nutrition in human health and disease prevention. To add diversity, students may choose to undertake elective units of study in complementary areas such as food innovation, health promotion, psychology, physical activity and health or exercise science.

Recognition

On graduation, you may be eligible to apply to become a Registered Associate Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society of Australia.

If you completed the food innovation major may also be eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST).

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Successful completion of at least one unit of higher education study; OR
  • Successful completion of vocational education and training (VET) study; OR
  • Previous work or life experience

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Burwood

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Deakin University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.


Visit Deakin University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Student ratings of Deakin University courses

Deakin University
4.3
(865 reviews)
*Combined student rating of this institution's courses
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Percentage of students that felt this course had a positive impact on their career
89%
Percentage of students that would recommend this course to a friend, relative or colleague
88%

Current and industry-relevant content
4.3
Course content compared to what was expected
4.3
Balance between theory and practical work
4.0
Quality of teachers and academic support
4.2
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
4.3
Assistance to help you find a job
3.3
Quality of online study portal
4.5
Transparency of course fees
4.3

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Find out more about this course

Bachelor of Nutrition Science

You may wish to discuss the following with Deakin University:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Nutrition Science