Gold Coast Campus
Parklands Drive Gold Coast Queensland 4215
CRICOS course code: 084289E
Level of study: Undergraduate
The study of nutrition and dietetics focuses on the food we eat in relation to the treatment and prevention of a range of important diseases. Students in this program will initially study fundamental health sciences (e.g. anatomy, physiology, biochemistry) before completing more advanced study of human nutrition. The final stage of the program involves practicum placements in hospitals and other health facilities. This program prepares students at the appropriate tertiary level to meet Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) national competency standards for entry into the profession as a dietitian. Students who graduate from this program will be able establish careers in either clinical, public health or food service nutrition. Increased graduate opportunities exist for private practitioners with the recent introduction of Medicare items for services provided to patients with chronic disease and within the corporate nutrition sector.
This program is available to students who have met the specified progression requirements to undertake Honours.
My career opportunities
You will be well positioned to work as a dietitian/nutritionist in private and public hospitals, community health services, health promotion and public health units and/or in private practice, health service management and the food and pharmaceutical industries.
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Griffith UniversityGold Coast Campus
Students who have completed Years 1, 2 and 3 of the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (1355) are eligible to apply for admission to this program. Students in this program will undertake the 40 credit point dissertation in Year 4, as determined by the Program Director and subject to the following criteria:
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows: