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Master of Nutrition - 771AA

Course Code: 771AA
Course Version: 6
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics
UAC Code: 880825
CRICOS Code: 053782D
English Language Requirements:

There are non-standard English language requirements for this course. To be eligible you must have an overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 7.0, with no band score below 6.0. For alternate/equivalent ways of meeting the English requirements for this course please view the English Proficiency Requirements document on the university website.

Introduction

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.

Enquiries

Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the Faculty of Health faculty office, email student.centre@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
A) a completed bachelor degree in any field;
B) Two bachelor degree level units in nutrition, two bachelor degree level units in human physiology and two bachelor degree level units in biochemistry.

Admission to this course is competitive. Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and the number of available places.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Master of Nutrition M Nutr

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition

Typical Study Pattern

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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 Modes

The University offers a wide range of delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments. Units within this degree may be available to be studied in the following delivery modes:

    UC - Canberra, Bruce

      Flexible: The unit combines online study with optional on-campus, face to face activities.
      Placement: The unit involves an internship, practicum or other work place experience program. Some on-campus, face to face activity may also be required.
      On Campus: The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.
      Online: The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.

To find out more about delivery modes that are available for units in this course please visit

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2021

$22,300

$30,500

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.


Course Duration

Standard four semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twelve semesters.

Honours

None.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

The following awards are exit awards: Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition and Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition.

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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