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1 year full-time or 2 years part-time (8 credit points); or 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time (12 credit points)
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Nutritionist | Nutrition Advisor | Health Policy Advisor
Build advanced skills and knowledge to work effectively as a nutritionist with this Master of Human Nutrition course from Deakin University.
A holistic qualification grounded in a broad range of related scientific fields, this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to work as a nutritionist, and give you invaluable insights into the contemporary role of nutritionists in individual, population and societal health.
You'll learn about the role of nutrition and diet in health, and consider broader intersections, including biology, social and political considerations as they relate to health. This course draws content from related disciplines such as food science, biochemistry, physiology, epidemiology, psychology, sociology and policy, offering you significant flexibility and the opportunity to develop a broad foundation of scientific knowledge.
With opportunities to undertake advanced research, this qualification will allow you to contribute effectively to the study, practise and development of human nutrition science, in order to help people and communities thrive.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
1 year full-time (2 years part-time):
1.5 years full-time (3 years part-time):
English language proficiently requirements also apply for both durations.
In this nutrition course, the subjects you may study include:
Students will select a research project option from:
As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!
They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.
Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Human Nutrition from Deakin University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment as a nutritionist. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may choose to seek employment as a nutritionist or nutrition adviser, or work in health administration, health research, or health policy adviser.
With advanced research opportunities available, this course helps you build specialised and cutting-edge knowledge in order to advance your career and contribute to our understanding of good health and nutrition. This course is also available as a pathway to a PhD program.
Wondering where a career in nutrition could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential nutrition career outcomes include:
The estimated fee for this course is $28,600 for one year of full-time study.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you!
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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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