Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

If you have an interest in health, a passion to understand and educate how the science of how food affects our lives, and good communication skills, an exciting career in nutrition and dietetics is for you. You’ll develop knowledge and skills to work as a dietitian and learn how to help improve the health of individuals and the community. You’ll learn through extensive practical experience in state-of-the-art facilities, including a purpose-built teaching kitchen and a nutrition clinic in the Griffith Health Centre. You’ll develop an understanding of chemistry, anatomy, physiology and biochemistry before taking advanced study in human nutrition and dietetics. In the final phase of your degree, you’ll complete a minimum of 20 consecutive weeks of full-time professional placement in a variety of sites across Queensland and interstate. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at GU.


This program currently only has a Trimester 1, 2025 intake. The University will consider opening a Trimester 2, 2025 intake after enrolment numbers are finalised for Trimester 1. Applicants who are interested in studying this program are encouraged to apply for the Trimester 1 intake as Trimester 2 is not guaranteed.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Health Sciences/B Nutrition and Dietetics.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to

Other requirements

Important offer advice: Should you receive an offer into this program you will be required to enrol into classes* within a short timeframe. This information will be included in your Starting@Griffith email and expressed in the number of days from the day of issue of your email and is in line with the offer response date in your QTAC offer email. Please note that the number of days can vary depending on when the offer was made. This requirement applies irrespective of whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally. If you do not enrol* into at least one class for your program by 5pm on the response day your offer will lapse. Lapsed offers are not automatically reinstated and reinstatement is subject to available places.
*Enrolling into classes means that you are advising when you are attending class/es. Enrolment must be submitted. Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements


Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith ATAR Guarantee applies to this program. For more information visit

Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

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




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.

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

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


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

You’ll be qualified to work as a dietitian/ nutritionist in private and public hospitals, community health services, health promotion and public health units, or in the food and pharmaceutical industries.


Dietetics Australia and Accredited Practicing Dietitian program.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$9000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 4 years Part time & 2 years Full time

Gold Coast