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Dietetics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #230 (QS) ,
In this Dietetics course from Curtin University you will study a range of specialised topics in medical nutrition therapy, counselling and food service, and undertake placement units in a range of settings such as hospital, community, aged care and food service. You will also complete an independent research project in an area relevant to nutrition and dietetics.


What you'll learn

  • Apply knowledge in key areas of nutrition; integrate research principles into practice and extend knowledge of food and nutrition issues
  • Critically review literature and reflect on issues to generate innovative solutions for issues arising in human nutrition.
  • Appraise a range of data for assessing health status of individuals, groups and populations to inform future outcomes
  • Collaborate with clients, carers and health care teams; document appropriately to the discipline
  • Critique and apply appropriate technologies used in food and nutrition programs
  • Articulate reflective practice in the acquisition of knowledge and skills related to own dietetic practice and career development
  • Apply global perspective to nutrition causes and treatment of chronic diseases
  • Demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity in local and international contexts; recognise the importance of communicating in a culturally respectful way
  • Establish and maintain ethical and professional practices in the workplace; develop collaborative relationships and networks to advocate for individuals, groups and the profession; demonstrate professional leadership and practices to promote nutrition.

Why study the Dietetics course from Curtin University

  • Our graduates find employment in a wide range of food and health related industries.


This course is fully accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dietetic and Food Service Management 
  • Pathophysiology for Dietetics 
  • Interpersonal Skills and Counselling Principles 
  • Dietetic Research Methods 
  • Dietetic Professional Studies 
  • Advanced Public Health Nutrition Practice 
  • Nutrition and Dietetics Research Project 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    400 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

CRICOS code: 079872K

  • Completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognised tertiary institution. 
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23400 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported: $9,220


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