Dietetic Practice, Master | La Trobe University | Melbourne, Australia
20 months
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45600 AUD/year
40800 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Dietetic Practice offered at La Trobe University is a two-year full-time degree that aims to give students with a relevant undergraduate degree the opportunity to obtain a professional qualification as a dietitian.   

Overview

The Dietetic Practice course offered at La Trobe University  provides a background in individual case management, clinical dietetic practice, community and public health nutrition and food service management, with a focus on evidence-based practice in nutrition and dietetics. 

Dietitians have a key role in the nutrition management of diseases and conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, malnutrition, food allergy and intolerance. 

Dietitians are active in the prevention of many diseases and conditions through nutrition education, health promotion and advocacy.  

They may work independently or as members of health care teams. Dietitians are also involved in research, food industry and health services management.

The course aims to prepare graduates for entry-level roles in all areas of dietetics, including patient/client care in hospitals, private practice, community nutrition and public health and food service. 

Dietitians also work in a range of other fields including research, teaching and training, management, writing, media, marketing, public relations and the food industry (including product development, food regulation, safety, consumer nutrition education and nutrition marketing).

Students in this course will acquire and apply knowledge of food, food science and nutrition, develop practical skills of dietetic management of health and disease and develop skills in research and evidence- based practice in dietetics.

Career Outcomes

Graduates may find work in all areas of dietetics, including patient/client care in hospitals, private practice, sports associations, community nutrition, and public health and food service companies. Dietitians also work in research, teaching and training, management, writing, media, marketing and public relations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Food Science and Food Skills
  • Lifespan Nutrition
  • Dietetic Practice Skills 
  • Community and Public Health Nutrition  
  • Epidemiology and Research Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
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  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 071313F  
  • Subject prerequisites in the Bachelor's degree or postgraduate course, or taken as single subject (non-award) studies are: Two full semester subjects of human biology at first year tertiary level followed by two full semester subjects of human physiology at second year tertiary level or higher.
  • Successful completion of a Bachelor's degree in a health or science related area, completed within the last five years with a minimum grade average of 70 per cent (or subsequent postgraduate study and/or relevant work experience).
  • 7.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 7.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45600 AUD per year during 20 months.
  • National

    40800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40800 AUD per year during 20 months.

Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) may be available. Indicative CSP price $8,989 per 120 credit points.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Dietetic Practice.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Vice-Chancellor Scholarship - India and Sri Lanka
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Aug 2024
Early Bird Acceptance Grant - International Students
Merit-based Need-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Feb 2025
La Trobe Greater China Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Feb 2025
La Trobe Latin America Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
22 Feb 2025
La Trobe Jordan Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Feb 2025
La Trobe South East Asia Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
23 Feb 2025
La Trobe South Asia Scholarship
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
3000 AUD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Regional Victoria Experience Bursary
Merit-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Provided by university
Grant
5000 AUD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Regional Scholarship - International Students
Merit-based Need-based

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La Trobe University
Melbourne, Australia
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Graduate Education Scholarships (Both Directions)
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
ADB-Japan Scholarship Program for Developing Countries in Asia and Pacific
Merit-based

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ADB/Japan Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Australia Awards Scholarships
Merit-based

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Australian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 AUD
Deadline
01 Mar 2025
Southern Cross University Academic Excellence MACC Scholarship
Merit-based

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The Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (The MAAC)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 Nov 2024
Destination Australia Cheung Kong Exchange Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Australian Government Department of Education
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
SP Jain School of Global Management - Postgraduate Merit Scholarships
Merit-based

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SP Jain School of Global Management, Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
15000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
Destination Australia
Merit-based

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Province of Lower Austria
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Anytime
International Student Accommodation Support Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Federation Pathways Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Federation Excellence Scholarship
Merit-based

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Federation University Australia
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
International MVC Scholarship
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Vocational Education Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Young Chef’s Club Award
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
MVC Access Scholarships
Merit-based

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Meridian Vocational College
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
33600 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Mundus MAPP EMJM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mundus MAPP
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55 GBP
Deadline
19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
Merit-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
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