Graduate Certificate in Nutrition

Bond University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00017B

Nutritionists and dietitians play a vital role in allied health; focussing on the impact food has on development, performance and general health and wellness at every stage of life. Specialist qualifications in this field offers a range of rewarding career opportunities such as working with people living with medical conditions, athletes, children and working in aged care facilities, media, and more! Bond’s Graduate Certificate in Nutrition will introduce you to foundational concepts in food science, communication, nutrition assessment methods and public health nutrition. You will benefit from the extensive professional experience of academics who work in a range of relevant fields including clinical dietetics, sports nutrition, the food industry, private practice, and public health nutrition.   If you are already in the health sector, this program is designed to upskill and broaden your career opportunities in the nutrition and dietetics fields. If you are aiming to enrol in postgraduate medical study, the Graduate Certificate in Nutrition is a beneficial pre-medical program. The program is also suitable for updating your international dietitian qualifications to gain professional recognition in Australia. If your career ambition is to become an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), you can complete this program in four months and gain full credit to progress onto Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice.




  • NUTR71-100: Nutrition and Food Science (10CP)NUTR71-101: Nutrition Assessment and Diagnosis (10CP)NUTR71-102: Nutrition Communication and Behaviour (10CP)NUTR71-103: Nutrition Issues and Priorities (10CP)

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in a health related field with a minimum GPA of 1 (on a 4-point scale where 1 = pass). Must also meet subject prerequisites, see additional requirements.


If students are seeking qualifications to become a dietitian, please refer to the Bond University Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice.

Study pathways

Graduates are eligible to progress into the Graduate Diploma of Nutrition to further develop knowledge and skills relating to human nutrition and health, or directly into the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice to qualify as a dietitian.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast International: $17,800 No

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