24 months
29520 AUD/year
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The Nutrition program of the Charles Darwin University is a graduate- entry degree that qualifies you to work as a nutritionist and pursue a diverse career in health, focusing on how food and nutrition impacts the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and populations.


About the Program

The Nutrition program of the Charles Darwin University provides you with advanced knowledge in biological, social and policy related aspects of human nutrition, opening doors to a multitude of opportunities in health encompassing acute or community health facilities, public health, food and nutrition policy, health promotion and individuals and families or food industry, and research.

You'll study mostly online, and complete 100 days of work-integrated learning during supported, relevant practical placements and projects in food service, nutrition communication, nutrition project and research supported by CDU academics.

There are unique placement opportunities in the Northern Territory local, rural and remote areas.

Australia needs competent health professionals who understand the impact of nutrition on health to address the prevention and treatment of illness and this course prepares students to take on this challenge.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island students are encouraged to apply. CDU's Indigenous Student Support services are on hand to support you through your degree.

This course offers international study opportunities and welcomes international students with a dedicated academic to provide support to international students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cellular Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition Science
  • Nutrition across the Lifecycle
  • Food Science, Technology and Food services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Charles Darwin University and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Course Code: 103434F
  • Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree or equivalent international qualification with at least a credit average (GPA of 5.00).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29520 AUD per year during 24 months.

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course


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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