Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove

Course outline

As a graduate, you advanced knowledge in the science of nutrition and can use this knowledge to advise on appropriate diet, food preparation, and menu planning to treat disease. Units of study include human anatomy, biochemistry, exercise and sports nutrition, and leadership in nutrition and dietetics practice

You provide specialised advice to clients at QUT Clinics and external settings for the management of chronic disease, before and after surgery, eating disorders, food intolerance and allergies.

The honours component is embedded within the course and provides you with a strong foundation in research and critical thinking which will help students to contribute to solutions for nutrition problems. You undertake a research project in the final year of studies.

The QUT Offer Guarantee and Year 12 Subject Adjustment Scheme do not apply to this course. Deferment is not available.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours).

Fee notes

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Other requirements

A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution

Admissions Criteria

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Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C); Chemistry (Units 3 & 4, C)

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Career opportunities

Dietitian in hospitals, medical nutrition therapy, food service consultant, community or public health nutritionist, researcher, private practice and community health.


Dietitians Association of Australia; Public Health Association of Australia; Sports Medicine Australia, Sports Dietitians Australia; Nutrition Society of Australia. Graduates can apply for the Accredited Practising Dietitian credential.

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Start Date
Offer rounds
CSP/$8310 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time