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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Human Nutrition

Learn the skills to work effectively as a nutritionist in a range of employment settings.

Deakin’s Master of Human Nutrition draws content from related disciplines such as food science, biochemistry, physiology, epidemiology, psychology, sociology and politics, and policy.

In this course, you will develop an advanced understanding of the role of nutrition and diet in the health of individuals and the population. You will also learn about the biological, social, and policy-related aspects of human nutrition along with skills to evaluate the findings of human nutrition studies and undertaking research.

Intakes

  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa Application outcome
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Graduates will be equipped to find careers as a nutritionist, nutrition promotion officer, and nutrition consultant.

Graduates can expect to gain employment in a wide range of organizations such as the food industry, state or local government community settings, state and federal health departments, NGOs with a nutrition focus, media, or the corporate sector.

PSW Opportunity

  • N/A

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Admission requirements

The minimum entry requirement to this course is the completion of a three year Bachelor's degree or Postgraduate degree in a related discipline from an approved university or other educational institution OR completion of a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline PLUS two years of relevant work experience.

Mandatory student checks

Applicable only to students undertaking practicum units, who will, therefore, require a working with children check. Not mandatory for all students.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.