Nutrition & Food Science (Diploma of Health Sciences)

Contribute to a healthier world through the scientific study of diet and nutrition.

Key Information

Duration

Stage 1: 2-3 Trimesters (8-12 months)

Stage 2: 2 Semesters (12 months)

Intake dates

Stage 1: February, June, October

Stage 2: February

Campus location

Curtin Bentley

Fees

Stage 1 = $15,600 ($1,950 per unit)

Stage 2 = $16,400 ($2,050 per unit)

FEE-Help available

Domestic International

Fees

Stage 1 = $25,000 ($3,125 per unit)

Stage 2 = $36,700 ($4,587.50 per unit)

FEE-Help available

Course overview

The study of nutrition and food science is based on and integrated with the sciences of biochemistry and physiology. Nutritionists advise individuals and the community about food choices for a health diet. Graduate nutritionists and food scientists typically undertake a further year of study to specialise in a professional area, including dietetics, research, food science and technology or teaching.

Leading to:

Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)

Careers include

  • Nutritionist
  • Food Scientist
  • Dietitian (on completion of postgraduate studies in dietetics)

Diploma of Health Sciences Units (Stage 1)

CRICOS Code 087942A

Students must complete the following core units and one elective.

  • Academic Communication Skills
  • Academic Research and Writing
  • Chemistry
  • Essential Mathematics
  • Human Biology
  • Studies in Society
  • Computer Skills

  • Management
  • Marketing

Diploma of Health Sciences Units (Stage 2)

CRICOS Code 087942A

Students must complete the following core units.