Bachelor of Nutrition and Bachelor of Science (Psychology)
CQUniversity - Online

Course outline

The Bachelor of Nutrition and Bachelor of Science (Psychology) course provides a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge of both nutrition and psychology. The course considers the complex interplay between psychology and nutrition and its application in real-world contexts. Students will learn how to conduct research in the nutrition and psychological sciences and learn how to communicate professionally. This course prepares you for a career in nutrition and the psychological sciences. The psychology aspects of the degree are useful for careers which require a sound understanding of human behaviour such as eating disorders and other food-related health conditions. The psychology units will give students a comprehensive overview of the scientific discipline of psychology and its applications. The course is delivered in accordance with the foundational (level one) competencies for three-year undergraduate psychology programs as specified by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC). For more course information, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Other requirements

As part of this course, you will complete six weeks placement at a nutrition-related industry or practice. For more course information, visit courses at CQUniversity.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
General English (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
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Notes

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Career opportunities

A nutritionist is a health professional who contributes towards the promotion of health, and the prevention and treatment of illness. This is achieved by educating populations, communities and individuals on healthy eating and advocating for nutritional lifestyle changes where necessary. Please note that completion of this course does not meet the minimum requirement for provisional registration as a practicing Psychologist, for which a 4th year of accredited study is required.

Course Code
851955
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$9416 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

31/2 years Full time or 7 years Part time

Location
Rockhampton & surrounds