Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The study of nutrition and dietetics focuses on the food we eat in relation to the treatment and prevention of a range of important diseases. Students in this program will initially study fundamental health sciences (e.g. anatomy, physiology, biochemistry) before completing more advanced study of human nutrition. The final stage of the program involves practicum placements in hospitals and other health facilities. This program prepares students at the appropriate tertiary level to meet Dietitians Australia, national competency standards for entry into the profession as a dietitian. Students who graduate from this program will be able establish careers in either clinical, public health or food service nutrition. Increased graduate opportunities exist for private practitioners with the recent introduction of Medicare items for services provided to patients with chronic disease and within the corporate nutrition sector.This program is available to students who have met the specified progression requirements to undertake Honours.


  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems I
  • Anatomy and Physiology Systems II
  • Applied Dietetics
  • Cells, Tissues and Regulation
  • Chemistry of Biological Systems I
  • Chemistry of Biological Systems II
  • Communication and Counselling in Dietetics
  • Community and Public Health Nutrition
  • Community and Public Health Nutrition Practicum
  • Food and Society
  • Food Science
  • Food Service Management
  • Food Service Management Practicum
  • Foundational Anatomy and Physiology
  • Genes and Disease
  • Health Challenges for the 21st Century
  • Honours Dissertation
  • Integrated Systems Physiology
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 1
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 2
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy Practicum
  • Metabolism
  • Needs Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition Education
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Public Health Research Methods
  • Structural Biochemistry
  • The Nutrition and Dietetics Workforce

Standard entry requirements

Year 1, 2 and Year 3/Tri 1 of Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with 5.0 GPA


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $144,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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