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Dream of being a nutritionist or a dietitian? Here at Monash University, we understand that choosing a new degree is a big step in your life journey, and not everyone is on the same path. That is why we pride ourselves in our commitment to offer the best and most diverse education possible through a top-quality program, coupled with world class teaching and research. With a wide range of subjects within the Bachelor of Nutrition Science, you can experience many potential nutrition-related career pathways, helping you find your passion. By joining us here at the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, you will be embarking on a degree that equips you with essential skills to lead you smoothly into the next stage of your life as a professional in the world of nutrition. By joining us you can enjoy:

       

Award-winning educators

Highly regarded institution

Hands on approach to learning

State of the art facilities

Award-winning educators

Our staff are world leaders in their field. Educators from our department have been recognised for their dedication to teaching with awards such as the Monash University Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Education and the 2017 Australian Award for University Teaching – Award for Teaching Excellence. You will learn from 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, nutrition education and dietary intake.

Highly regarded institution

When it comes to the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, we are committed to the highest quality teaching, learning and research. In turn, Monash University has been recognised internationally- ranking in the top 1 percent of world universities since 2013 according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Hands-on approach to learning

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. As a Monash Nutrition student, you will experience a multifacted approach to optimise health and wellbeing. We partner with industry and public health to give students the opportunity to gain practical experience to apply food regulation knowledge, dietary analysis skills, recipe modification and sensory testing.

State of the art facilities

As a nutrition science student, you will have access to BASE (Be Active Sleep Eat), a facility comprising of a sleep laboratory, commercial kitchen, exercise and fitness studios and consulting suites. BASE provides students with facilities to perform high quality research and practical experience.

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