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Public Health Nutrition, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Online
Get a practically-orientated postgraduate level introduction to health nutrition with a Graduate Certificate of Public Health Nutrition course from Deakin University.

About

Learn about a population approach to promoting health and preventing diet related disease with a Graduate Certificate of Public Health Nutrition course from Deakin University.

You will develop an understanding of a systems approach to dealing with diet-related disease, including over and under nutrition; the social and political elements of food policy; and food security and environmental sustainability.

By studying disciplines such as politics and policy as well as public health and nutrition promotion, this practically-oriented course will give you the core skills to tackle important public health and nutrition issues.

Career

A career in public health nutrition addresses factors affecting the protection and promotion of public health and nutritional health today, and into the future. As a graduate you may deal with the epidemic of diet-related disease, including obesity; socio-economic considerations such as rising food prices and food security; and environmental sustainability in relation to the food system.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Nutrition Promotion
  • Food Policy and Public Health
  • Systems Thinking in Public Health Nutrition

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Students commencing in Trimester 1: 1 year part time
      • Students commencing in Trimester 2: 1.5 years part time
  • Credits
    4 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
  • In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
  • The minimum entry requirement to this course is completion of a three year bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate in the same discipline from an approved university or other educational institution or at least three years relevant professional experience.
  • CRICOS Provider Code 00113B.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17300 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    14300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14300 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

  • A Deakin scholarship might change your life. If you've got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you.
  • If you’re a Deakin alumnus commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your Immediate Family Members may also be eligible to apply for this bursary.

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