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Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition)
Torrens University Australia - Fortitude Valley

Course outline

The Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) covers the impact of nutritional, dietary and lifestyle factors on health, and how therapeutic nutritional intervention can achieve wellbeing. This bachelor delivers hands-on experience at the Wellbeing Centre under the guidance of experienced nutritionists, treating public patients. A degree in nutrition will prepare you to confidently start clinical nutrition practice in the community.

In this course, you will study how nutritional, dietary and lifestyle factors can impact our health, and how therapeutic nutritional intervention can achieve wellbeing. Under the guidance of experienced nutritionists, you will gain hands-on experience treating public patients at the custom-built University student-led Practice Wellbeing Centre. Work-Integrated Learning and clinical practicum experience are embedded throughout the course and are incorporated into theory subjects.

Area of study:

Biological Foundations

Understanding Health

Human Nutrition

Human Structure & Physiology

Food Science, Systems and Policy

Evidence-based Practice

Human Biochemistry

Nutritional Biochemistry and Human Metabolism

Industry partners and work placements:

Work-Integrated Learning and Clinical Practicum Experience are embedded throughout the course and are incorporated into theory subjects. You will complete most clinic requirements in our custom-built University Student-led Clinic – The Practice Wellbeing Centre. You will gain hands on experience by consulting with members of the public under the guidance of experienced practitioners.

Work placement hours :360 hours clinical placement and 95 hours Work-Integrated Learning

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Fee notes

FEE-HELP available for eligible students.

Prerequisites

Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Additional entry requirements

Completed Year 12 or equivalent. Other admission pathways are available to applicants.

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Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) provides a number of career opportunities. Whether you’re interested in providing clinical nutrition advice face-to-with clients, create innovative nutrition recipes or jump into the world of nutrition research, there is a growing demand for skilled practitioners and certified clinical nutritionist in a range of industries and healthcare settings.

Career paths:

Clinical Nutritionist

Nutrition Researcher

Product Developer

Course Code
031104
Start Date



Offer rounds

24 Aug 2023
15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
Regular offers will be made

Fee
fee/$20120(first 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 4-6 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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