In this three-year program, students will gain a broad understanding of healthcare, studying biomedicine, ethics, evidence-based practice, health behaviours and nutrition. Students will specialise in clinical health, nutrition, or public health, and get hands-on experience during their final semester of study with a minimum of 90 hours of supervised work experience. For more information, visit Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition) and Master of Dietetics Studies at UQ.
The masters program is delivered through a clinical schools model with a combination of lectures on campus and at a healthcare facility and must be completed on a full-time basis.
Clinical health; nutrition; public health.
Students must complete the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Nutrition) at UQ within the minimum time specified with a minimum annual GPA of 5.0, before progressing to the Master of Dietetics Studies program. On admission to the masters program, requirements such as Blue Card, current status with respect to blood-borne transmissible viruses and tuberculosis (TB) and a schedule of immunisations must be met. For more information, visit Placements.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)
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
Nutritionists; health promotion or public health officers; health administration. Pursue clinical careers through further study.
Dietitians Association of Australia; Australian Health Promotion Association; Public Health Association of Australia; Nutrition Society of Australia.
11 Jan 2024
3 years Full time & 11/2 years Full time