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Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics

Explore a broad range of topics in Nutrition and Dietetics.

Study human nutrition to examine the effect that food and nutrients have on our physical, social, mental and environmental wellbeing.

Gain specialist knowledge of the physiological, social and epidemiological factors that influence diet-related diseases across different populations in nutritional studies.

Further your studies to acquire the necessary skills and qualifications to become a dietician and influence the dietary needs of an ever-expanding and aging population.

Specialise in nutritional science to learn more about human physiology, biochemistry, and how nutrition affects the human body from a social, biochemical, disease or life cycle-orientated context.

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Bachelor of Human Nutrition are eligible for registration as an Associate Nutritionist with the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Nutritional Science graduates will be eligible for registration with the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) as a Registered Nutritionist.

The Master of Nutrition and Dietetics has been accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). It is the only course in Australia which also offers all graduating students an additional 4-week internship where you be actively encouraged to broaden your networks and explore employment opportunities at the same time.

Career opportunities

Study nutrition and dietetics to work in a variety of roles.

  • Nutritionist
  • Dietician
  • Health promotion officer
  • Nutrition consultant
  • Nutrition journalist
  • Policy development officer
  • Careers in the biological sciences
  • Food industry and food regulation
  • Fitness industry
  • Research

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People

NamePosition
Prof Shawn SomersetDiscipline Lead in Nutrition and Dietetics
Assoc Prof Rachel BaconAssociate Professor
Dr Rati JaniLecturer
Dr Jane KellettSenior Lecturer - Nutrition and Dietetics
Asst Prof Cathy Knight-AgarwalClinical Assistant Professor - Nutrition and Dietetics
Assoc Prof Tanya LawlisAssociate Professor  - Food Science and Nutrition
Dr Michelle MinehanSenior Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics
Assoc Prof Nenad NaumovskiAssociate Professor -  Food Science and Human Nutrition