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Bachelor of Public Health Nutrition (Honours), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #196 (QS) Wollongong, Australia
The Bachelor of Public Health Nutrition (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong is for high achieving students who have completed the three-year Bachelor of Public Health Nutrition. This Honours program is an additional fourth year of study and is designed to provide students with the skills needed to demonstrate a clear understanding of research questions.
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The Bachelor of Public Health Nutrition (Honours) offered by the University of Wollongong is a one-year program completed after the initial three-year Bachelor of Public Health Nutrition, for high-achieving students. 

This Honours degree will allow you to further develop your knowledge and skills in the field of Public Health Nutrition, and make you more competitive in the workforce. It is a research training degree that provides training in in-depth enquiry, specialised development of research skills, project management and communicating findings.

In this program you will:

  • Design, plan and implement a substantial piece of research
  • Develop a research proposal, including a hypothesis, and submit an ethics application when and if needed
  • Critically evaluate the relevant literature and exercise creative intellectual enquiry
  • Contribute professionally in a research environment and, when necessary, work as part of a team to collaborate and exchange ideas with colleagues and peers.
  • Present the research as verbal and written thesis/journal articles in an appropriate format.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain in-depth knowledge of public health theory as it applies to a specific practical public health research topic.
  • Develop methodological skills in exploring a key public health issue in the community.
  • Understand the primacy of conducting high quality research and the process for undertaking robust scientific enquiry.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • Students must have attained at least a credit average in subjects undertaken in a recognised relevant undergraduate degree. The Postgraduate coordinator and prospective supervisor will determine whether a student’s 300-level subjects are appropriate for entry into the Honours program.
  • In addition, admission will be dependent upon the availability of an appropriate supervisor, who must be identified by the applicant prior to applying for entry. Students should contact the Department's Postgraduate Coordinator prior to applying for an Honours program.
  • CRICOS: 069586K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31248 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31248 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Commonwealth supported students are required to pay a student contribution amount towards the cost of their course. The amounts are calculated based on the subject cluster and the Equivalent Full-time Study Load (EFTSL) value of the subject. 

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.


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