36 months
36400 AUD/year
8135 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Nutrition Science from Deakin University will provide you with knowledge of nutrition and wellbeing, built on a strong understanding of food and nutrition sciences.   

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Study the Bachelor of Nutrition Science from Deakin University  to develop an understanding of human nutrition and its impact on health. Learn how to tackle challenges facing our society including disease prevention, lifespan nutrition, obesity, the spread of misinformation, and the social and physiological effects of food on our wellbeing.

Put your theory into practice in our state-of-the-art food sensory labs. Designed just like those in industry settings, our labs provide hands-on experience that prepares you for the workplace. On top of that, you can gain 100 hours of additional workplace training through industry placements.


As a nutritionist, you will have the knowledge and skills to confidently provide evidence-based advice to communities regarding food and its impact on our health. Graduates of the Bachelor of Nutrition Science will be well prepared for careers requiring knowledge surrounding:

  • nutrition
  • individual and population health
  • food analysis
  • food sustainability
  • food policy
  • nutrition for disease prevention
  • assessing and evaluating food intake.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laboratory and Fieldwork Safety Induction Program
  • Foundations of Food, Nutrition and Health
  • Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems 
  • Chemistry in Our World
  • Food and Nutrition Laboratory Safety 
  • The Science of Food 
  • Food Fundamentals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisite subjects: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.
  • ATAR: This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection consideration

If you have undertaken at least one unit of higher education after secondary schooling, your selection is based on the following.

  • Education:   

    This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.
  • Senior secondary prerequisite subjects: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL or equivalent.
CRICOS code: 095521M   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36400 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8135 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8135 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place  

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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.

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