Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences / Master of Dietetics Studies
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Through this program students will develop the knowledge and skills to address two of the most important risk factors for chronic disease – physical activity and nutrition – and gain a strong foundation to support healthier communities. Students explore nutrition and human movement across the lifespan and discover the roles that food, exercise and rest play in health, the prevention of chronic disease, and sporting performance. For domestic students interested in becoming a dietitian, the nutrition major in the Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences meets the course requirements for entry into the Master of Dietetics Studies. For more information, visit Bachelor of Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Science at UQ and Master of Dietetics Studies at UQ.


The undergraduate degree is delivered at St Lucia and must be completed in three years full-time. The master’s degree is delivered with a combination of lectures at St Lucia and placements at healthcare facilities and must be completed on a full-time basis.

Other requirements

Students must complete the Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences 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.

Admissions Criteria

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)

Recommended study
One of General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); One of Chemistry, Biology or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)
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Career opportunities

Refer to Bachelor of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences. In addition, graduates of the Master of Dietetic Studies may pursue careers in public, private and not-for-profit sectors as clinical dietitians, community nutritionists, public health nutritionists, sports dietitians and food industry dietitians.


Dietitians Association of Australia; Nutrition Society of Australia; Public Health Association of Australia; Sports Dietitians Australia (associate membership).

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$8380 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

3 years Full time & 11/2 years Full time