Torrens University Australia
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
3 years full time (2 years accelerated) – part-time options also available
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Nutritionist | Nutrition Advisor | Nutritional Advisor | Nutrition Assistant
Improve the lives of others and start a dynamic new career with the Bachelor of Nutrition from Torrens University Australia.
You'll develop a comprehensive foundation of scientific knowledge to inform your work – learning about anatomy, physiology, chemistry, pathophysiology and the ability to make clinical enquiries and interpretations of your findings. You'll study the body's relationship with macro and micronutrients, and develop a comprehensive understanding of disease and its effect on the body.
Your theoretical learning will be informed by a sound contextual teaching of the complex system in which nutrition exists. You'll study the social, environmental and ethical dimensions of nutrition, the role of public and community health, and have the opportunity to pursue further inquiry with a research project into a particular population.
With a global perspective, this course encourages you to think widely and critically about the challenges and complexities of nutrition.
After graduation, you may choose to pursue further study: in this course, you'll reach the level of chemistry knowledge required for postgraduate study in dietetics, further enhancing your career opportunities as a qualified dietician.
In order to succeed in your studies, each subject in this course requires a combination of 120 hours of structured and self-directed learning, which equates to about 10 hours a week over 12-week trimesters.
Assessments for this course may take a variety of forms, including:
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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
Have completed an Australian secondary education qualification, or equivalent; OR
Torrens University Australia also offers guaranteed entry to students who have achieved at least:
All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this nutrition course, the subjects you may study include:
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Nutrition from Torrens University Australia.
After graduation you may choose to seek employment across a range of opportunities in the health and wellness industry, or pursue further study. You could pursue opportunities in public health and policy, nutrition and diet counselling, or in general human services provision.
Wondering where a career in nutrition could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential nutrition career outcomes include:
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Torrens also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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