During Master of Nutrition and Dietetics offered at Edith Cowan University is apathway program, students are trained to understand and interpret nutrition science, assess nutritional needs, conduct research and give dietary advice for general health and specialised requirements, including medical conditions and improved performance.
Graduates are eligible to become full members of the Dietitians Association of Australia and join the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) Program.
APD is the only credential recognised in Australia by the government and many private health insurers.
Students can choose from two undergraduate courses that offer a pathway to the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics: the Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition Bioscience Major), or the Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) with a recommended set of electives.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) are also eligible to register with Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA), gaining an opportunity for dual accreditation (ESSA and APD).
Course Learning Outcomes
- Apply cognitive and creative skills to demonstrate, evaluate and synthesise complex ideas, concepts and theories in authentic situations.
- Apply communication, collaboration and advocacy skills to design innovative solutions in professional practice contexts.
- Demonstrate global outlook with respect for cultural and ethical diversity and values.
- Reflect critically on a complex body of nutrition, dietetic and nutrition science knowledge, research principles and evidence-based practice to demonstrate mastery of professional practice.
- Use high level judgement and self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute strategic projects and operate in dynamic professional environments.
Graduates can work across a variety of areas such as clinical patient care, community nutrition and public health, institutional food service, food industry, research and teaching, nutrition marketing and journalism, sports nutrition and consultancy/private practice.
Accredited by: Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA)
- Nutrients and Metabolism
- Nutritional Assessment and Anthropometry
- Public Health Nutrition
- Applied Food Science and Systems
- Nutrition Research Skills
- Medical Nutrition Therapy
- 18 months
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DisciplinesPublic Health Nutrition & Dietetics Health Sciences View 369 other Masters in Health Sciences in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.
- All applicants are required to have a Bachelor degree in human bioscience, science or health with a weighted average mark (WAM) of 65% or higher. The Bachelor degree must include Biochemistry and Human Physiology content, with Chemistry (0.25 EFTSL) followed by Biochemistry (0.25 EFTSL), and Human Biology (0.25 EFTSL) followed by Human Physiology (0.25 EFTSL).
International36650 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36650 AUD per year during 18 months.
National8350 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8350 AUD per year during 18 months.
Living costs for Joondalup
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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