18 months
32448 AUD/year
26370 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. 


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.

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

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  CRICOS code: 065374K  
  • An approved degree with completed tertiary studies in biochemistry, physiology and nutrition that meet the accreditation requirements of the national standards for dietetics.
  • 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.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32448 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32448 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    26370 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26370 AUD per year during 18 months.

We offer a limited number of Commonwealth supported places (CSPs) for this program based on academic merit for domestic students.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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