Diploma of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
Griffith College - Gold Coast/Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

The study of nutrition and dietetics focuses on human nutrition in our communities in relation to the treatment and prevention of diet-related diseases. In the higher education diploma year, students develop fundamental academic skills and cement their knowledge in foundation subjects and core concepts skills needed for a career in health. On successful completion of the diploma progress into the bachelor with credit for the first year of study. Graduates can apply knowledge of nutrition to professional practice in the areas of clinical dietetics, food service management and community and public health nutrition in both private and public industry. For more information, visit Diploma of Health Sciences at Griffith College and Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University.


Automatic progression to the bachelor’s degree is limited to a quota of five places and is subject to student results.

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees

Other requirements

Students must undertake clinical placements. For further information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

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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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Dietitian/nutritionist in private and public hospitals, community health services, health promotion and public health units, private practice, food industries.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Level of Qualification
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Gold Coast