12 months
25064 AUD/year
7774 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Prepare for a career in nutrition, a growing profession making an important contribution to the health and well being of individuals, communities and populations locally and globally with the Nutrition Science program from Australian Catholic University.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Key Facts

Students who undertake a Nutrition Science program from Australian Catholic University will be able to gain credit for up to the first year of study and articulate into the second year of the Bachelor of Nutrition Science, and potentially other health science bachelor degrees at ACU, or exit with the Diploma in Nutrition Science as a standalone qualification.

Undertaking the ACU Diploma in Nutrition Science will help you to develop the academic skills and university experience needed to succeed in more advanced tertiary study. Our Diploma in Nutrition Science provides domestic students with a Commonwealth supported place (CSP-funded), and will help you achieve your goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Academic Literacy in Health Sciences
  • Organic and Food Chemistry
  • Culinary Nutrition Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


80 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Australian Catholic University and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 106764H

 If you’re an international student completing one of the following qualifications, you will need to apply for admission through your local Tertiary Admission Centre (TAC) and be assessed on your performance in these studies (i.e. your ATAR or equivalent):

  • an Australian Year 12 qualification (either outside or in Australia)
  • an International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
  • a New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

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

    7774 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7774 AUD per year during 12 months.

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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