Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition)/Master of Dietetics Studies
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

In this three-year program, you will gain a broad understanding of healthcare, studying biomedicine, ethics, evidence-based practice, health behaviours and nutrition. You will specialise in clinical health, nutrition, or public health, and get hands-on experience during your final semester of study with a minimum of 90 hours of supervised work experience. For more information, visit Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition) and Master of Dietetics Studies at UQ.

Note

The masters program is delivered through a clinical schools model with a combination of lectures on campus and at a healthcare facility and must be completed on a full-time basis.

Majors

Clinical health; nutrition; public health

Other requirements

Students must complete the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition) at UQ within the minimum time specified with a minimum annual GPA of 5.0, before progressing to the Master of Dietetics Studies program.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
96.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

99.45

97.65

96.10

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.95

96.10

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

0

0

<5*

0

0

0

6

Percentage of all students

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Graduates pursue rewarding careers as nutritionists, health promotion or public health officers, or in health administration. Others pursue clinical careers through further study.

Membership

Dietitians Association of Australia; Australian Health Promotion Association; Public Health Association of Australia; Nutrition Society of Australia.

Course Code
729702
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$8440 (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

Location
Brisbane