Western Sydney University
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3 years full time or 6 years part time
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Health Promotion Officer | Nutritionist | Food Scientist
Cook yourself up a great career by mastering the knowledge of nutrition and science behind food. The Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science) from Western Sydney University can open up a range of career paths from becoming a nutritionist through to food quality assurance, consumer relations and government roles.
The degree covers the knowledge and practical skills in nutrition and health promotion, food innovation, quality and safety. You'll also learn the biological and chemical sciences needed to underpin your studies with majors in Human Nutrition or Food Science and Technology that allows further specialisation.
No matter the area of food science you're interested in, with the Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science) from WSU you'll find the ideal foodie career path.
In this science course, the subjects you may study include:
Students are allocated a core unit from the following areas depending on the specialisation chosen:
Foundation (choose one)
Mathematics (choose one)
Analytical Science (choose one)
Work Integrated Learning (choose one)
Capstone (choose one)
When you join Western Sydney University you’re also joining an engaged online community of fellow students and academics, who are committed to helping you succeed during your studies.
Whether you're studying on-campus or online, students will have access to student advisors, specially trained online learning advisors, access to online assignment assistance to ensure your work is always on the right track, student welfare services including professional counselling, plus stay in touch with other students via WSU’s specially-built digital portal.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
Upon successful completion, you'll receive a Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)
You can look forward to a range of career opportunities in this a rapidly-changing industry - some you probably haven't even thought of yet!
Wondering where a career in nutrition could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential nutrition career outcomes include:
Fees for this course vary depending on the units selected.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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