About Human Nutrition at Victoria University
This health-focused degree, Bachelor of Human Nutrition offered at Victoria University gives you a solid foundation in nutrition, food science, and related science subjects.
You'll progress to more targeted study, choosing a specialisation in your third year from the following:
- Food Science (major)
- Food Service (major)
- Biomedical Nutrition (minor)
- Public Health Nutrition (minor)
- Analytical Chemistry (minor).
You'll graduate ready for nutrition-related work in healthcare institutions, the public-health sector, aid programs, or food production and services.
Graduates are able to seek employment in areas such as, but not limited to, community nutrition, and the public health industry. You will also have the opportunity to continue your studies through completion of an Honours, Masters or PhD research degree in an area of human nutrition, food science, or sports nutrition. If you want to become an Accredited Practising Dietitian, you must complete a post-graduate program accredited by Dietitians Australia; this provides eligibility to apply for membership of the APD program. While entry requirements into accredited programs may vary between different institutions, you should complete at least the minor in Biomedical Nutrition in addition to your core studies.
- Human Physiology
- Medical Microbiology and Immunity
- Research Methods
- Research Project
- Properties of Food
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
We are currently accepting applications for this course.
DisciplinesPublic Health Nutrition & Dietetics Food Sciences View 32 other Bachelors in Food Sciences in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).
- A study score of at least 20 in one of the following: Biology, Chemistry, Health & Human Development, Mathematics (any) or Physical Education.
- Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).
International31600 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15800 AUD per semester during 36 months.
The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re offered a Commonwealth supported place or a full fee-paying place
Paying national: $21,390 per year
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.