Dietetics, Master | Deakin University  | Melbourne, Australia
18 months
45800 AUD/year
37600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Broaden your knowledge across a range of topics, including nutrition, physiology and biochemistry, when you study a Master of Dietetics at Deakin University.    

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The Master of Dietetics at Deakin University prepares you to solve widespread health issues through science-based, diet-related treatments. Take a big step towards becoming an Accredited Practising Dietitian, and build advanced skills that allow you to improve the health and wellbeing of the individuals and communities you work with.

If your goal is to become an accredited practising dietitian, why not join a program that has over 40 years of experience developing industry-ready dietitians?


The prevalence of health issues such as obesity, diabetes, mental illness and malnutrition has increased the demand for qualified dietitians who can use food as a form of treatment and prevention. 

The skills you learn and practical experiences you’re exposed to will set you up to take advantage of this demand. You’ll be able to confidently enter all areas of dietetics, including:

  • clinical (hospital) dietetics
  • community nutrition
  • private practice
  • public health
  • sports nutrition
  • dietetic education and research


Deakin's Master of Dietetics has full accreditation from Dietitians Australia (DA) - formerly the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). Students graduating from DAA accredited courses are eligible to apply for full membership of the DA and the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) program and to work in all areas of dietetics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research for Evidence Based Dietetic Practice
  • Principles of Dietetics
  • Dietary Modification to Improve Health
  • Food Service Management 
  • Community and Public Health Nutrition 
  • Clinical Dietetic Practice 
  • Professional Practice for Dietetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students who have an IELTS score of 7 across all bands may apply for entry into the course providing they have met the prerequisites for entry.

  • Applicants must hold a three year Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant cognate area (for example: science, health sciences, nutrition, food science, exercise science, biomedical science, allied health or nursing) within the last 10 years from an approved university or other educational institution.
  • CRICOS code: 056059G   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45800 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    37600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37600 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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