Bachelor of Nutrition Science / Bachelor of Business Administration

Australian Catholic University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095926A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Nutrition Science provides an extensive knowledge and skills base in the scientific principles that underpin the study of food and nutrition, to promote health and optimal nutrition in individuals and the wider community, with the capacity to apply knowledge and skills in an ethical and respectful manner. The degree promotes the relationship between food/nutrition and health as a major contributor to wellbeing and disease prevention through the lifespan.

The Bachelor of Business Administration is a general business degree without specialisation in a particular subject area. The course is structured around 6 business foundation units which are common to other undergraduate business courses and a further 4 units that will build your business knowledge in areas such as human resource management, marketing and management.

Combining the Bachelor of Nutrition Science with the Bachelor of Business Administration will enable graduates to utilise their knowledge and skills in industry, the public service or in small business enterprises.

Professional experience

Students are required to undertake a community engagement unit where they engage in voluntary work within a not-for-profit organisation over a period of 35-70 hours. Alternatively, students in this double degree are able to select a community engagement unit within the Faculty of Health Sciences undertaking work in a selected public sector or non-profit community organisation.

Careers

Examples of the work and settings the course prepares graduates for include:

  • national and international health agencies
  • state and federal government health departments
  • public health nutrition
  • industry nutrition
  • private practice nutrition
  • nutrition assessment
  • nutrition communications
  • food science and technology industry
  • food safety and regulation
  • quality assurance
  • research and product development
  • education sector

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 33% of the program online.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
29,664 Per Year
Read moreEstimate total cost: 1,18,656; Unit fee: 3,708
Feb 2023 4 years
Self study / online (with attendance)
Melbourne Campus
115 Victoria Parade
Melbourne Victoria 3065
Australia

Entry criteria

Equivalent of Australian High School completion

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score: 6.5; Individual score of: 6.0 in all tests

Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 with a minimum of 50 in all four communicative skills

Test of English as a Foreign Language - Academic (TOEFL): Internet based total of 79: minimum 21 in writing, 18 in speaking, 13 in reading and 12 in listening

ACU English Language Test: B (65-74%)

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): Overall CAE score: 176 Minimum score of 169 in all tests.

Address

Australian Catholic University
North Sydney Campus
40 Edward Street
Sydney New South Wales 2060
Australia
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