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Dietetics

University of Otago

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
21106 USD/year
5707 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The Master of Dietetics at University of Otago is an academic and professional dietetic training course which prepares graduates to work as dietitians in New Zealand and overseas.

Overview

Key Features

This full time, two-year course encompasses specialist papers in clinical nutrition, public health, food service, professional skills, research thesis preparation, a block placement and a research project.

The first year of the Master of Dietetics at University of Otago is taught in Dunedin. Early Learning in Dietetics (practical experience placements) will be completed under the supervision of dietetic tutors in hospital, community, public health and foodservice environments. The second year consists of one semester of placements and one semester of research in one of a number of centres. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Public Health Dietetics
  • Food Service Management
  • Applied Dietetics
  • Professional Placement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entrance requirements for postgraduate study vary by programme with most requiring a minimum bachelor-level qualification in the same field, and some having additional requirements such as relevant work experience and/or professional registration in New Zealand. 
  • A postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma can usually be taken at any time after the completion of your bachelor's degree.
  • If you hold an honours degree or postgraduate diploma you may be able to eligible for master’s study by thesis only. In some cases if you hold a bachelor’s degree you may apply for a coursework master’s degree or for master’s study by coursework and thesis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21106 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21106 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5707 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5707 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National: 9,398 NZD
  • International: 34,755 NZD

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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