Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

Do you want to understand how food can be used to improve people’s health and wellbeing? This program develops knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of nutrition science. It’s designed for professionals working in the allied health, fitness or wellness industries, as school teachers, or in hospitality, community health or physical education, who want to upskill in the field of nutrition. It’s also the perfect starting point for a career pathway in human nutrition and food science.

In this program you will learn the science behind food and anatomical uses, paddock to plate, the science of eating to fight disease, food composition and nutritional needs across the lifecycle. You’ll also develop skills to assess sources of nutrition information. For more information, visit Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

The certificate is offered as part time only ie. two courses per semester. The Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition provides a direct pathway to the Bachelor of Nutrition at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

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

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.

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 industry, Private practice, Public health nutrition, Sports nutrition, With further study – Clinical dietetics.

Course Code
013651
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$4148 (1st year contribution)
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Part time
Course Duration

1 year Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast