48 months
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36300 AUD/year
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About

In this double Nutrition, Health Promotion degree from Curtin University you will learn how to identify the nutritional health needs of individuals, groups and communities. You’ll be prepared to educate people on good health and nutrition and advocate for better health policies and laws.  

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Overview

You’ll also develop the ability to coordinate nutrition and health promotion activities for the public.

In your first year you will learn the foundations of health promotion and nutrition, and study core units with students from other health disciplines.

In your second, third and fourth years of the Nutrition, Health Promotion degree from Curtin University you will learn specialised health promotion and nutrition knowledge and skills. You will also undertake an on-campus health promotion campaign and provide a school-based nutrition education session. 

You will develop diverse practical skills by completing a 100-hour professional placement in a public health or health promotion organisation.

Please note: In Australia there is a distinction between dietitians and other occupations in the nutrition and food science field, including that of a nutritionist. To qualify as a dietitian you must complete further postgraduate studies.

Why study

  • This is the only course of its kind in Western Australia.
  • There are work-integrated learning opportunities.
  • The course has a practical emphasis.
  • You can develop your knowledge and skills in planning and evaluating health promotion programs.
  • The combined health promotion and nutrition content will develop your knowledge in the core studies of human biology, behavioural sciences, research methods and epidemiology.

Careers

  • Community development officer
  • Environmental health officer
  • Health/nutrition project or policy officer
  • Health research officer
  • Nutritionist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Promotion Planning
  • Human Structure and Function
  • Health Promotion Methods
  • Fundamentals of Public Health Nutrition
  • Preventing Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Integrated Systems Anatomy and Physiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

800 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 046656B 

Curtin University welcomes applications from International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma students. You’re eligible to apply to Curtin if you have:

  • achieved a full IB Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points in six subjects.
  • fulfilled Curtin University’s English proficiency requirements.
  • fulfilled the course prerequisite requirements, if applicable.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36300 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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