Master of Nutrition
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline(s):||Discipline of Nutrition & Dietetics|
|English Language Requirements:||There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an academic IELTS or equivalent of 7.0 with no band score below 6.0. Students who have undertaken all of their education in an English speaking country (as defined on UC website) are deemed to have met our English language proficiency requirements.|
The Master of Nutrition provides students with an advanced program in nutrition. The range of nutrition and food-related units from graduate level nutrition units to advanced specialist units and research opportunities provides for a diversity of graduates from biomedical and nutrition sciences to develop a program of study tailored to their professional development needs. Students may, for example, choose to include in their study program a focus on a nutrition specialty area, such as sports nutrition and physical activity or public health nutrition, with a focus on health promotion or issues around food and the environment; or develop research skills and undertake a research project. The course is designed for students who are, or intend to work, in environments relating to food, nutrition or health.
- Prospective Domestic Students
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
- Prospective International Students
- Email email@example.com or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
- Current and Commencing Students
- Please contact the Faculty of Health faculty office, email HealthStudentLiaison@canberra.edu.au
Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to a master?s degree course or hold qualifications deemed by the University to be equivalent. Applicants should also have satisfactorily completed the equivalent of a full year of human physiology and biochemistry and at least two nutrition units.
Additional Admission Requirements
Police checks will be required if 8663 Community Nutrition Practicum is chosen as a restricted choice unit.
Periods Course is Open to New Admissions
|Year||Domestic||International||Able to enrol full-time
in first period of study
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
- Master of Nutrition (48 credit points)
Required - Must pass 24 credit points as follows
- 6469 - Epidemiology and Principles of Research PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6486 - Research Planning PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6554 - Introduction to Statistics G - 3 cp, Level G
- 8381 - Food, Health and the Environment PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 8664 - International Nutrition PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9468 - Community and Public Health Nutrition PG - 6 cp, Level P
- 9592 - Research Project in Health PG - 3 cp, Level P
- Alternative Units: Students who have studied any of the listed units at undergraduate level may be exempted from these units, but are required to study elective units approved by the Course Convener.
- 9592 Research Project in Health PG: Students may choose to study 9593 Research Project in Health PG (6cp) in lieu of this unit, counted as 3cp required units and 3cp restricted choice.
- 6554 Introduction to Statistics G: Students may substitute an elective for this unit if they have satisfactorily passed a statistics unit within 5 years prior to enrolling in this course.
Restricted Choice - Must pass 18 credit points from the following
- 6476 - Nutrition, Society and Health G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6518 - Human Biochemistry - 3 cp, Level 2
- 6530 - Biochemistry - 3 cp, Level 2
- 6532 - Human Physiology and the Lifecycle - 3 cp, Level 3
- 8251 - Food Science - 3 cp, Level 2
- 8254 - Nutrition Across the Lifecycle G - 3 cp, Level G
- 8256 - Nutrition and Disease G - 3 cp, Level G
- 8258 - Nutritional Science G - 3 cp, Level G
- 8362 - Human Growth and Development G - 3 cp, Level G
- 8365 - Health, Disease and Exercise G - 3 cp, Level G
- 8467 - Indigenous Australians in Context PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 8663 - Community Nutrition Practicum PG - 6 cp, Level P
- 8722 - Sports Nutrition PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9089 - Engaging Communities in Change PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 9593 - Research Project in Health PG (6cp) - 6 cp, Level P
- 9593 Research Project in Health PG (6cp): Students cannot enrol in this unit in addition to the 3cp Research Project in Health PG unit (9592).
Open Electives - Must pass 6 credit points from the following
- Must pass 6 credit points from any of the restricted choice units or from any other units at G or PG level with the approval of the Course Convener.
- Students may select G or PG Level units from relevant multi-disciplinary areas that form a coherent study plan (e.g. in marketing, health promotion, clinical trials management etc).
There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.
- Version5 - Start Date: 01/01/2015 End Date: Current Version
- Version4 - Start Date: 01/01/2011 End Date: 31/12/2014
- Version3 - Start Date: 01/01/2010 End Date: 31/12/2010
|Master of Nutrition||M Nutr|
|Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition||Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition|
UC CANBERRA - BRUCE CAMPUS
Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
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- Semester 1
- Food, Health and the Environment PG (8381) - 3 cp, Level P
- Research Planning PG (6486) - 3 cp, Level P
- Two Restricted Choice Units- 6 cp
- International Nutrition PG (8664) - 3 cp, Level P
- Research Project in Health PG (9592) - 3 cp, Level P
- Open Elective Unit- 3 cp
- Restricted Choice Unit- 3 cp
- Open Elective Unit- 3 cp
- Three Restricted Choice Units- 9 cp
- Semester 1
- Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.
Unit Delivery ModesDelivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.
Information for Fee Paying Students
The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.
New course version for students commencing in 2015.
Standard four semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twelve semesters.
Related Courses (Double Degrees or Nested Courses)
The following awards are exit awards: Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition and Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition.
|Year||CSP Places Available||Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
- 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
- 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
- 2012->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
- 2013->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
- 2014->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
- 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal