Graduate Diploma of Nutrition

Bond University

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

The Graduate Diploma of Nutrition is designed to build on undergraduate studies in the health and related sciences to develop specialist knowledge, skills and attitudes relating to human nutrition and health. Successful graduates from this diploma program are well-placed to progress to further studies via the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice to become qualified as a dietitian and receive full credit for subjects studied in this program. This program is a useful pre-medical program for graduates with ambitions to enter post-graduate medical programs, as a pathway into postgraduate specialisation in nutrition or for internationally-educated dietitians requiring professional updates before applying for Australian qualification recognition.

Structure

8 subjects (2 semesters).

Subjects

  • Nutrition

Standard entry requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in health science or other related degree
  • Specific coursework required
  • Plus transcripts of primary degree and specific subject outlines
  • As well as an interview. Eligible undergraduate programs at Bond University are the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Health Sciences or Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science

Recognition

Graduates of this degree may be eligible for registration as an 'Associate Nutritionist' and following three years of relevant work experience can apply for 'Registered Nutritionist' status. Please refer to the Nutrition Society of Australia for details. If students are seeking qualifications to become a dietitian, then refer to the Bond University Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice.

Study pathways

Successful graduates from the Graduate Diploma are well-placed to progress to further studies in the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice to become qualified as a dietitian. Subjects completed in the Graduate Diploma are credited to the Master program.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Gold Coast International: $30,192 No No information available

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