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Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences Deakin University

4.5 out of 5 from 2 reviews
Bachelor Degree
3.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Learn about the fascinating role of food and nutrition in human health and disease prevention.

Today's emphasis on nutrition science has created a demand for qualified nutrition professionals. As a graduate of this course, you will find opportunities to work in careers requiring knowledge of food, nutrition and health. The course can be used as a pathway into the Master of Dietetics.

If you are interested in a career in the food industry, you can choose to undertake a food Innovation major sequence, which focuses on the innovative design of healthy foods to meet consumer wants which provides key knowledge and skills for employment as a food scientist in the food industry.

You may also choose to undertake an industry placement or volunteering elective unit to get hands-on experience while completing your degree.


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After successfully completing this course you will be well prepared for careers requiring knowledge of nutrition, health, food analysis, sensory evaluation,...

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Student Reviews

April 2018
Year completed 2018

Deakin has a really good nutrition school. We learn from professionals and people making a real difference in the field. Our school is fortunate to have amazing facilities.

My advice to future students is: You don’t have to decide what you want to do before you begin university because after you start studying you realise ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2017

Positive aspects are the course structure and overall learning. The University is flexible in letting the students choose their own major so as long as they meet the requirements to graduate. Even without a major that is possible, it really depends what you plan to do after you graduate. I find the learning environment really...

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