• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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Why study Human Nutrition at Flinders University:

  • Flinders’ research in nutrition and dietetics ranked well above world standard in the Australian Government's latest Excellence in Research Australia rankings (2015)
  • 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
  • Transfer to the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics after two years or apply for the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

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
Potential employers include:
  • local and state government
  • non-government organisations
  • corporations (research and development)
  • health-related businesses


The Bachelor of Human Nutrition gives you the theoretical and practical knowledge to practise as an associate nutritionist on graduation, and membership with the Nutrition Society of Australia. With experience, graduates will be eligible to apply for registration as registered nutritionists.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

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

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Human Physiology
  • Biochemistry of Human Disease
  • Nutrition Across the Lifecycle
  • Food Products and Preparation
  • Individual, Social and Environmental Perspectives on Food Consumption

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

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

    33500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33500 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

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