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Human Nutrition

Deakin University 

6 months
18700 AUD/full
14300 AUD/full
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Learn about nutrition in a broad context with the Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition from Deakin University. 

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Learn about nutrition across many interesting contexts from metabolic studies and food science to social and behavioural nutrition.

This Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition from Deakin University  allows you to explore areas such as nutritional physiology and biochemistry, nutritional requirements, food composition, and the social, cultural and economic aspects of nutrition.

Designed as a postgraduate introduction to nutrition, this course draws from related disciplines such as food science, biochemistry, physiology, epidemiology, psychology and sociology.


Graduates will be equipped to find careers as a nutritionist, but many roles may require an undergraduate science/health degree or some further postgraduate studies to ensure a broader knowledge and skill base.

Graduates can expect to gain employment in a wide range of organisations such as community organisations dealing with food and nutrition issues, food industry, media and communications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Principles of Nutrition
  • Biochemistry and Physiology for Human Nutrition
  • Lifespan Nutrition
  • Diet and Disease
  • Public Health Nutrition 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


4 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement to this course is completion of a three year bachelor degree in any discipline or equivalent qualifications from an approved university or other educational institution or at least three years relevant professional experience.
  • CRICOS Provider Code 00113B. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18700 AUD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 18700 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    14300 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.


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