This program leads to accreditation as a practising dietitian in the private and public health arenas. Practical experience is woven throughout the degree with opportunities to experience real-life work environments and learn about nutrition in UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s specialised teaching kitchen. Students gain experience and skills through work placement in hospitals, community organisations and food service operations, supervised by experienced practitioners. Students select a research or project honours pathway at the end of second year (dependent on GPA). For more information, visit Bachelor of Dietetics (Honours) at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.
This program includes compulsory placements in settings that require full COVID-19 vaccination.
Placements are undertaken on a full-time basis. Before undertaking placement, students must show evidence vaccination for all vaccine preventable diseases, undergo a criminal history check and obtain a Suitability Card (Blue Card); refer to institution. 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.
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
Applicants from a non-English speaking background must attain an IELTS score of at least 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each subtest
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
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
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Clinical dietitian, nutritionist, sports nutrition, private practice, community nutrition, public health nutrition, food service management, nutrition consultancy, research and education.
Dietitians Association of Australia
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time