12 months
25064 AUD/year
10494 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In an increasingly competitive job market, a Nutrition Science (Honours) degree from the Australian Catholic University will give you an edge over candidates who just have an undergraduate degree.

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Students in the Nutrition Science (Honours) degree from the Australian Catholic University develop an understanding of ethical research design, practice and analysis within a nutrition and food science research setting. This knowledge is then incorporated into an original and independent research project conducted under the supervision of academic staff and/or industry professionals with expertise in the field.


Examples of the work and settings the course prepares graduates for:

  • national and international health agencies
  • state and federal government health departments
  • public health nutrition
  • industry nutrition
  • private practice nutrition
  • nutrition assessment
  • nutrition communications
  • food science and technology industry
  • food safety and regulation
  • quality assurance
  • research and product development
  • education sector

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental Research Skills in Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Preparing for Research in Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Qualititative Research Methods in Health Sciences
  • Quantitative Data Management in Biomedical and Health Sciences Research
  • Honours Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


80 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 0101322
  • Applicants must have completed a relevant bachelor degree and attained a GPA equivalent of at least 5.5 on the ACU seven-point scale in that degree. Applicants must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy and require an academic IELTS minimum overall score of 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in all bands), or an equivalent acceptable test score as outlined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy (Schedule 3).
  • Recognised international high school qualification
  • English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25064 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25064 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10494 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10494 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • $10494 CSP
  • In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

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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