University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences (IBNF)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Nutrition and Food Sciences prepares students for a career in the health and food industry, where they are involved in developing innovative foods, promoting and managing diets and lifestyles, and conducting research for enhanced wellbeing. Students have access to great on-campus learning resources, such as a commercial kitchen, sensory laboratory and microbiology laboratory, located in the dedicated nutrition and food science hub.


108 units


  • Food Science
  • Nutrition Science

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Diploma level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program
  • And meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for professional membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST). Graduates of the program are initially eligible to apply to the Nutrition Society of Australia for registration as an Associate Nutritionist (ANutr), leading to Registered Nutritionist (RNutr), usually after three years of experience.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City East International: $104,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Students who undertake activities where interaction with the public is required must obtain a current National Police Clearance and a Current National Criminal History Record Check (Child-Related Clearance) from the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI). This certificate is valid for the duration of the degree.

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