• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

Why study the Human Nutrition programme at Flinders University  

  • Flinders has over 42 years of teaching and research expertise in Nutrition & Dietetics and ranks well above world standard (Australian Government's latest Excellence in Research Australia Rankings).
  • Learn from exceptional lecturers, through team and problem-based learning, industry experience and overseas placement opportunities.
  • Qualify in the evolving field of nutrition for health promotion and illness prevention
  • Study evidence-based topics in nutrition, health promotion, behavioural sciences, nutrition, sports science and public health
  • Combine science, nutrition and exercise into a career with our human nutrition/exercise science combined degree

Your career

This degree is designed to prepare you to deliver quality preventative nutritional practice within a wide range of settings including health education, health promotion and public health.

Potential occupations include:

  • consultant nutritionist
  • food company nutritionist
  • health promotion or project officer
  • sports nutrition consultant
  • research nutritionist.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    108 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Basis of Life 
  • Chemistry for the Life Sciences  
  • Food Systems  
  • Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health   
  • Chemical Structure and Bonding  
  • General Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Assumed knowledge: Knowledge of SACE stage two biology or equivalent is assumed.
  • To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency requirements.
  • CRICOS: 069219M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9215 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9215 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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