Master of Human Nutrition

Deakin University

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Overview

Masters Degree
Melbourne
1.5 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Learn the skills to work effectively as a nutritionist in a range of employment settings.

Deakin’s Master of Human Nutrition draws content from related disciplines such as food science, biochemistry, physiology, epidemiology, psychology, sociology and politics and policy.

In this course, you will develop an advanced understanding of the role of nutrition and diet in the health of individuals and the population. You will also learn about the biological, social and policy related aspects of human nutrition along with skills to evaluate the findings of human nutrition studies and undertaking research.

This course also provides you with the opportunity to undertake a diverse range of elective study options, giving you the ability to pursue topic areas that align with your interests and career aspirations. Students looking to pursue a specific nutrition career pathway should first visit the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences' Careers website to ensure the elective units they select will meet their career development needs.
Careers

Graduates will be equipped to find careers as a nutritionist, nutrition promotion officer and nutrition consultant.

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Additional Information

Work Integrated Learning principles are embedded within all units. A Post Graduate Student Practicum unit is also available for students to elect t...

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