Bachelor of Nutrition
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

Get involved with food and a constantly evolving scientific field. This is a hands-on program specially designed for industry application, teaching the science behind food and the way the human body uses it.

In this program you will learn how to make food for people with different dietary needs, and learn about food preparation, processing and preservation. You’ll cook in our specialised teaching kitchen and gain industry experience in a work placement. You’ll get to specialise in a range of minors, including public health nutrition, sport and exercise, agriculture and aquaculture, Indigenous studies, or social media. For more information, visit Bachelor of Nutrition at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

Please note: Second-year, third-year and fourth-year courses will be offered progressively at Moreton Bay 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.

Other requirements

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.

Admissions Criteria

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.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English; General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics; at least one science subject
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

92.55

68.00

54.90

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

94.55

70.00

54.90

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.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

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

Membership

Public Health Association of Australia; Nutrition Society of Australia; Australian Health Promotion Association; World Public Health Nutrition Association; Eligible for enrolment in the Accredited Nutritionist Program of the Dietitians Association of Australia (with appropriate experience/further qualifications)

Course Code
013351
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$9151 (1st 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 6 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast