Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Diploma in Nutrition Science

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00004G

Prepare for a career in nutrition, a growing profession making an important contribution to the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations locally and globally. Students who undertake a Diploma in Nutrition Science 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 as a standalone qualification.Undertaking the Diploma in Nutrition Science will help you to develop the academic skills and university experience needed to succeed in more advanced tertiary study. It provides domestic students with a Commonwealth supported place (CSP-funded) and will help you achieve your goals.


80 credit points.


  • Nutrition Science

Standard entry requirements

If you’re an international applicant you’ll need the equivalent of an Australian Year 12 Certificate. IELTS 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each band, or equivalent

Study pathways

Successful completion of the Diploma in Nutrition Science will provide an entry pathway into the Bachelor of Nutrition Science. It may also provide a pathway to the following double degrees: Bachelor of Nutrition Science / Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science / Bachelor of Nutrition Science

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Blacktown (St Josephine Bakhita) International: $25,568 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $25,568 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $25,568 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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