Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition)

Torrens University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 099642C

Level of study: Bachelor’s Degrees

Summary

A Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) covers the impact of nutritional, dietary and lifestyle factors on health, and how therapeutic nutritional intervention can achieve wellbeing. This bachelor delivers hands-on experience at the student-led Practice Wellbeing Centre under the guidance of experienced nutritionists, treating public patients. A degree in nutrition will prepare you to confidently start clinical nutrition practice in the community.

In this course, you will learn the foundations of health science, including human biology, physiology and pathology, as well as the basics of research and evidence-based practice. You’ll study how food and other dietary factors can be used to improve wellbeing at individual, community or population level. Under the guidance of experienced nutritionists, you will gain hands-on experience treating public patients at our custom-built student-led clinic, The Practice Wellbeing Centre. Work-Integrated Learning and clinical practicum experience are embedded throughout the course and are incorporated into theory subjects.

Learning outcomes

Consult with the public under guidance of experienced clinical nutritionists.
Understand the therapeutic use of clinical nutrition in the prevention and treatment of various health conditions.
Take an evidence-based approach to the science of food and how it can be balanced to nurture good health.
Know dietary requirements throughout the lifespan and the impact of deficiency and nutritional interventions.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) provides a number of career opportunities. Whether you’re interested in providing clinical nutrition advice face-to-face with clients, creating innovative nutritional recipes or jumping into the world of nutrition research, there is a growing demand for skilled practitioners and registered clinical nutritionist in a range of industries and healthcare settings.

Career paths

Clinical Nutritionist
Nutrition Researcher
Health Educator
Product Developer

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
24,040 Per Year
Read more72,120 for the entire course
Expected Sep 2023 3 years
Full time
Fitzroy Campus
25 Victoria Street
Melbourne Victoria 3065
Australia
24,040 Per Year
Read more72,120 for the entire course
Expected Sep 2023 3 years
Full time
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
24,040 Per Year
Read more72,120 for the entire course
Expected Sep 2023 3 years
Read more3 years full time, 6 years part time

Blended study
Fitzroy Campus
25 Victoria Street
Melbourne Victoria 3065
Australia
24,040 Per Year
Read more72,120 for the entire course
Expected Sep 2023 3 years
Read more3 years full time, 6 years part time

Blended study
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Australian Year 12 or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.5 (min sub-score 6.0); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 575; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 79-93 (min. 21 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 (min. 50 in all skills); Occupational English Test (OET): C

Address

Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia
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