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Dietetics Studies

University of Queensland

18 months
48176 AUD/year
29760 AUD/year
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Gain a deeper understanding of nutrition to become an accredited practicing dietitian with the Master of Dietetics Studies offered at the University of Queensland.

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This 1.5 year full-time Master of Dietetics Studies offered at the University of Queensland will prepare you for eligibility as an Accredited Practising Dietitian with Dietitians Australia (DA).

You'll gain extensive knowledge of the art and science of nutrition and dietetics and its role in the treatment of conditions including diabetes, heart disease, obesity, malnutrition, gut disorders and allergies and intolerances. You'll also develop the practical skills required to help people understand food and health relationships – enabling them to make better food choices to support healthier living.

If research is your passion, you can pursue this in your final semester and complete an innovative project alongside leading Australian dietetic researchers with national and international impact. You'll also have the potential to contribute to published scientific literature.

Program highlights

  • Be confident and job-ready with 850 hours of fully-supervised industry placement and practical experience in our on-campus dietetics clinics.
  • Learn theory at the same time as gaining hands-on, practical experience from your first semester.
  • Choose to complete a research project and build the foundations of your professional reputation.
  • Be in high demand with employers in the rapidly growing nutrition sector through your in-depth knowledge and practical skills.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Dietitian
  • Clinical dietitian
  • Community dietitian
  • Food industry dietitian
  • Food service dietitian

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Interviewing & Counselling for Dietetics Practice
  • Applied Food Sciences for Dietetics
  • Professional Practice 
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy and Professional Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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24 alternative credits


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General requirements

 CRICOS code: 065374K

  • The Master of Dietetics Studies is focused on dietetics only. Applicants must have an approved degree and have completed tertiary studies in biochemistry, physiology and nutrition to meet the national standards accreditation requirements for dietetics. See additional application information under the 'How to apply' tab. Entry is competitive based on GPA with a limited intake capacity. The minimum GPA to be considered for admission into this program is 4.0. The GPA cut-off for those offered a place in 2020 was 4.6.

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    29760 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29760 AUD per year during 18 months.

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1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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