Students explore the effects of diet on the body, the role of nutrition in growth and development, and the impact of food choices on health. The program is designed to get students involved with food, understand the science behind food and the way the human body uses it and focus on a specialty area such as food science and safety, nutritional science, sport and exercise nutrition, health promotion, healthy public policy, public health promotion, indigenous studies, agriculture and aquaculture, social media, journalism or sustainability. For more information, visit Bachelor of Nutrition at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.
Please note: Second-year, third-year and fourth-year courses will be offered progressively from 2023 onwards. This program includes placements in settings that may require COVID-19 vaccination with limited placements in settings that do not require full vaccination.
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
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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
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students
Food service and menu support, community nutrition, nutrition policy development, public health nutrition, health promotion, nutrition journalism, nutrition marketing and support for food industry, corporate nutritionist. researcher, sport and exercise nutrition and public relations
Public Health Association of Australia; Nutrition Society of Australia; Australian Health Promotion Association; World Public Health Nutrition Association; associate membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia.
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time