Bachelor of Nutrition Science
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Choose to study either our Bachelor of Nutrition Science or Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Scholars Program), and be taught by world class educators in their field with a wealth of knowledge and expertise they want to share with you.
The Bachelor of Nutrition Science Scholars Program provides a direct pathway to the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics taught at Monash University. To be accepted into the MDiet degree, you will need to attain a distinction average throughout the Bachelor of Nutrition Science.
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Studying with us will give you access to state of the art learning environments, hands-on approach to learning and the opportunity to really make a difference.
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership with the Nutrition Society of Australia.
Graduates are eligible to apply for direct entry into the UK Voluntary Register of Nutritionists (UKVRN) at Associate status. Our course is accredited by the Association of Nutrition (UK).
The Bachelor of Nutrition Science meets the academic qualifications required for Membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST).
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Our staff are world leaders in their field. Educators from our department have been recognised for their innovation and dedication to teaching with awards such as national recognition at the Australian Award for University Teaching (2017, 2018), the Monash University Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence and Programs that enhance learning (2017, 2019, 2021), and Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Education (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021). Our staff are invited guest speakers nationally and internationally based on our education expertise and leadership in education research. You will also learn from world class researchers, who have published in leading journals in the field of nutrition and dietetics, specialising in diverse areas of knowledge including inflammation, genetics, pregnancy, sports nutrition, public health, clinical dietetics, nutrition education and dietary intake.
Hands-on approach to learning View
We know education isn’t always about sitting at a desk. It’s about getting involved and taking a hands-on approach through applying theory to practical work. We value and integrate authentic approaches to learning and support students to apply their learning in a range of diverse contexts. As a Monash Nutrition student, you will experience a multifacted approach to optimise health and wellbeing. We partner with leading industry and public health organisations to give students the opportunity to gain practical experience to apply food regulation knowledge, dietary analysis skills, recipe modification and sensory testing.
Unique support program for international students View
Studying abroad can be challenging for new international students. At Monash Nutrition, we offer an award-winning mentoring program to support you in your studies and keep you connected with your peers. Our international student family socialise frequently where you can immerse yourself in acculturation experience and internship programs tailored to build upon your strengths and employability skills. In 2021, our students had the opportunity to showcase their cooking skills by creating a healthy eating website for fellow international students.
Inside Monash Nutrition Science
Get the inside information on studying Nutrition Science at Monash from staff and students.
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