Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This an advanced course that can be taken in one of the specialisations; Agriculture, Public Health Nutrition, Greenhouse Horticulture or Food Science. The course builds upon the professional experience and/or prior qualifications to develop advanced expertise and critical understanding in science and in Public Health Nutrition or Food Science. The course is completed with a capstone unit that is designed to integrate the various themes that flow throughout the program and develop research skills in science. Depending on specialisation, students may find employment at a senior level in a wide range of destinations, including federal, state and local government bodies, universities, research organisations, private companies, health facilities, science-based industries, or private consultancies.


  • 160
  • 120 or 80 credit points depending on pathway chosen.


  • Agriculture, Food Science
  • Greenhouse Horticulture
  • Public health nutrition.

Standard entry requirements

varies depending on pathway chosen. See the University handbook for details.


On completion of this Course graduates with the Food Science Specialisation will be eligible for professional membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology. On completion of this Course graduates with the Public Health Nutrition Specialisation will be eligible for apply to be an Associate Nutritionist (Anutr) or a Registered Public Health Nutritionist (RPHNutr) if combined with three years of suitable work experience with the Nutrition Society of Australia and/or a Certified Public Health Nutritionist (cPHN) with the World Public Health Nutrition Association. Students may also be eligible to apply for professional membership of Public Health Association of Australia and Australian Health Promotion Association.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta International: $66,560 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience MUST support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

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