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).
There are additional course requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. These requirements may have associated costs. Information is available from qut.edu.au/study.
A Suitability Card is required; refer to institution
For additional information about the admissions criteria for QUT and for this course, refer to QUT’s website.
Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years
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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Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
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ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
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Higher education study
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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.
4 years Full time