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Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition - 776AA

Course Code: 776AA
Course Version: 5
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline(s): Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics
UAC Code: 880835
CRICOS Code: 054175G
English Language Requirements:

Not applicable.


The Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition provides students with the scientific background, specific knowledge and skills to address concepts and controversies relating to human nutrition, to identify the links between nutrition, health and disease at different stages of the lifecycle, and to improve delivery of nutrition information to groups of people in the community. It will allow many students from different disciplines and backgrounds the opportunity to study applied Human Nutrition. In a multi-disciplinary environment, students will be introduced to the processes, knowledge and skills necessary to develop and undertake research.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a recognised Bachelor's degree in science or a related field, human physiology and anatomy and/or biochemistry studies completed at the second year level and at least introductory statistics, and a minimum of one year of work experience.

Assumed Knowledge


Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Typical Study Pattern

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Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed from semester 2, 2013. Please contact the Faculty via the enquiry details below for further information.

Course Duration

Standard: two semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum: six semesters.



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

Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition is subsumable into this course. This course is subsumable into the Master of Nutrition and the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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