Bachelor of Nutrition
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Moreton Bay

Course outline

Students explore the effects of diet on the body, the role of nutrition in growth and development, and the impact of food choices on health. The program is designed to get students involved with food, understand the science behind food and the way the human body uses it and focus on a specialty area such as food science and safety, nutritional science, sport and exercise nutrition, health promotion, healthy public policy, public health promotion, indigenous studies, agriculture and aquaculture, social media, journalism or sustainability. For more information, visit Bachelor of Nutrition at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.


Please note: Second-year, third-year and fourth-year courses will be offered progressively from 2023 onwards. This program includes placements in settings that may require COVID-19 vaccination with limited placements in settings that do not require full vaccination.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.


Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English; General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one science subject
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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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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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No reportable data.

Career opportunities

Food service and menu support, community nutrition, nutrition policy development, public health nutrition, health promotion, nutrition journalism, nutrition marketing and support for food industry, corporate nutritionist. researcher, sport and exercise nutrition and public relations


Public Health Association of Australia; Nutrition Society of Australia; Australian Health Promotion Association; World Public Health Nutrition Association; associate membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$8842 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Moreton Bay