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  • 36 months
    Duration
The Bachelor of Nutrition Science from University of Tasmania will provide innovative and entrepreneurial ideas on how to develop a career in nutrition and how to create your own opportunities within your community from local, national and global perspectives.
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Overview

A nutritionist has the expertise to provide a range of evidence-based nutrition services related to nutrition, public health nutrition, policy and research, and community health.

Learn to create, plan and communicate high quality healthcare and health research and learn about the psychology behind health and lifestyle choices of communities that impact their connection to food. 

You will also learn about the security and access to food, and the social responsibility of a nutritionist.

This Bachelor of Nutrition Science from University of Tasmania  also provides clear career pathways for graduates seeking employment or postgraduate study in the area of Nutrition and Dietetics to deliver a high quality health service in a variety of settings. 

Career

Graduates of the Bachelor of Nutrition Science will be well prepared for careers requiring knowledge of nutrition and health, and will be well suited to careers in areas including

  • Health educator or counsellor
  • Health promotion and communication officer
  • Case manager
  • Health service planning
  • Community engagement
  • Community development
  • Food policy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Foundations of the Human Body
  • Health: Determinants and Analysis
  • Chemistry for Life Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Human Nutrition

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 098361J

  • Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to the 12th year in Australia. Some courses also require the completion of pre-requisite subjects, such as Mathematics or Chemistry.

Tuition Fee

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

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Funding

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