Master of Dietetics

Master of Dietetics

Master degree
24 months
Full-time
Intakes: July, February
International tuition: A$38,000
Domestic tuition: A$9,220

Program overview

This program prepares specialists in dietetics which involves the study of those medical aspects of disease which have a dietary component in prevention or treatment. It is concerned with the science and art of providing medical nutrition therapy and public health nutrition programs for individuals and groups differing widely in economic, social, psychological and physiological conditions.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

An equivalent undergraduate degree needs to meet the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) requirements for entry to a graduate entry master. These specify that 50% of each of the first and second years of undergraduate study must be composed of bioscience, chemistry, physiology and biochemistry, as outlined in the Manual for Accreditation of Dietetic Education Programs. You also need to have completed the equivalent of 100 credit points of undergraduate nutrition at second- and third-year level. You are not eligible to enter this program if you have a dietetic qualification that can be considered by the DAA for recognition of overseas skills. Your application will be reviewed by a selection panel. IELTS 7.0

Career opportunities

You may find employment as a member of a health team in hospitals, community or public health, food service, the food industry, sporting groups, research teams and private practice. Dietitians also work in food service and the food industry, research teams and private practice.

Campus location

Perth , Australia

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