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Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)
Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)

  • ID:UON610149
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$36,945.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$18,610.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$36,945.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$18,610.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

Senior secondary school qualification

  • Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Post-secondary study

  • Further education like diplomas and university study can also be assessed for admission.

English Requirement

  • IELTS overall minimum - 7.0

  • IELTS section minimum - 7.0

Course Information

Demand for Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics graduates is growing as diet and nutrition-related diseases - such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity - become increasingly common worldwide. As a University of Newcastle nutrition and dietetics student, you will have access to world-class researchers and educators, putting you on the cusp of new nutrition and diet discoveries. Learn how to use the latest evidence to manage patient health and discover the powerful science of human nutrition.

A career in nutrition and dietetics is immensely rewarding, as you help people understand how nutrition and health are intertwined. You will play a key role in preventing and combating disease, improving overall health in your community around the world.

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UON’s Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics combines theoretical and scientific knowledge with practical learning to ensure you’re well-prepared for a career in nutrition and dietetics. You will:

  • Train in the science of human nutrition and health and gain skills to contribute to global wellbeing.

  • Learn critical problem-solving and communication skills to support an individual’s understanding of the relationship between food and health.

  • Choose to study electives that interest you, such as sports nutrition.

  • Develop critical research skills that will set you in good stead for life-long learning in the ever-evolving field of nutrition and dietetics.

Your areas of study will include:

  • basic and applied sciences

  • social sciences

  • medical nutrition therapy

  • public health nutrition

  • food service and management

  • professional practice

All UON nutrition and dietetics students graduate with Honours, giving you a distinct advantage when seeking employment. However, you may be awarded ungraded or graded Honours.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

University of Newcastle health and medicine students are sought after by employers. In 2019, 88% of nutrition and dietetics graduates secured employment within four months of graduating.

The field of nutrition and dietetics is growing swiftly, providing our graduates with an array of interesting and rewarding career options. Take a look below for some possible job options after this degree.

Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Community Project Officer

  • Diabetes Educator

  • Dietitian

  • Health Promotion Officer

  • Nutritionist

  • Research Scientist

  • Scientific Policy Officer

  • Sports Dietitian

  • Sports Nutritionist

  • University Lecturer/Academic

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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