36 months
32928 AUD/year
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The Bachelor of Nutrition Science at University of Wollongong provides a strong grounding in areas including nutrition science, food chemistry, biochemistry, and metabolism, as well as training in nutrition research. 


The Nutrition Science program from University of Wollongong is designed to meet the prerequisite requirements for admission into the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, which is required to be eligible for the credential of Accredited Practising Dietitian.

You will study the building blocks of nutrition: biochemistry, nutritional epidemiology, public health nutrition and physiology.

Why choose this course

  • Working in health requires real-world practical skills and contemporary knowledge. At UOW we're committed to 'enquiry-based learning' that teaches you to constantly seek out knowledge, analyse it and apply it in your chosen profession. 
  • We integrate technology into all our learning and teaching to ensure that you graduate equipped to excel in a constantly changing and technologically advanced world. 


The competencies for nutrition science set by the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) are met by the course. The course meets the requirements of the NSA for graduates to register as nutrition scientists, following 3 years of relevant work experience after graduation. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Human Structure and Function
  • Fundamental Concepts in Food and Nutrition
  • Scientific Literacy
  • Molecules, Cells and Organisms
  • Healthy Ageing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.
  • In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
  • CRICOS: 083034C

Tuition Fee

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    32928 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16464 AUD per semester during 36 months.

Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course.

Living costs for Wollongong

1600 - 2200 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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