Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Master of Dietetic Practice

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Master of Dietetic Practice is a 2-year full-time program. Dietetic Practice is the application of the science of food and nutrition across a range of domains to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities, and populations. The course combines theory and practice placement across dietetic practice areas including food and nutrition counselling with individuals, food and nutrition education and capacity building with groups, public health nutrition, food production and provision to individuals, communities and populations, entrepreneurial dietetic practice and management, and research. Students will undertake more than 130 days of placement.


To qualify for the Master of Dietetic Practice, a student must complete 140-160 credit points.


  • Dietetic Practice

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites: A. ACU’s Bachelor of Nutrition Science which includes completion of the ACU units NUTR404 Advanced Culinary Nutrition Science and NUTR405 Foods for Special Diets, AND one of the following: a grade point average (GPA) of at least 4.6 on the ACU 7 point scale
  • Or evidence of relevant industry experience for at least one year post-Bachelor graduation.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $72,048 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $72,048 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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