Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences/Master of Dietetics Studies
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

As part of the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, you learn about the science of human movement, nutrition and food, the culture and social role of sport in Australia and overseas, and the psychology of sport and exercise. Whether you’re interested in exercise and nutrition, or a broader career in health, this program helps you make a positive change in the wellbeing of others. For more information, visit Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and Master of Dietetics Studies at UQ.


The undergraduate degree is delivered at St Lucia and must be completed in three years full-time. The master’s degree is delivered with a combination of lectures at St Lucia and placements at healthcare facilities and must be completed on a full-time basis.

Other requirements

Students must complete the Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at UQ within the minimum time specified with a minimum annual GPA of 5.0 before progressing to the one and a half year Master of Dietetics Studies program. On admission to the masters program, requirements such as Blue Card, current status with respect to blood-borne transmissible viruses and tuberculosis (TB) and a schedule of immunisations must be met. For more information, visit Placements.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

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Career opportunities

Refer to Bachelor of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. In addition, graduates of the Master of Dietetic Studies may pursue careers in public, private and not-for-profit sectors as clinical dietitians, community nutritionists, public health nutritionists, sports dietitians and food industry dietitians.


Dietitians Association of Australia; Nutrition Society of Australia; Public Health Association of Australia; Sports Dietitians Australia (associate membership).

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$8380 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

3 years Full time & 11/2 years Full time