As a Nutrition Science graduate you will be able to pursue a career in the food industry, nutrition research, food and health policy or public health and provide...Read more
As a Nutrition Science graduate you will be able to pursue a career in the food industry, nutrition research, food and health policy or public health and provide eligibility for dietetic studies. The Bachelor of Nutrition Science at Monash is the only program in Australia accredited with The UK Association for Nutrition (AfN). Graduates are eligible to register as Associate Nutritionist in the UK and recognised in the UK and Europe for employment. Graduates are also eligible to apply for membership of the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).
Some of your research projects will place you in the innovative Be Active Sleep & Eat (BASE) facility. BASE boasts a fully equipped commercial kitc...Read more
Some of your research projects will place you in the innovative Be Active Sleep & Eat (BASE) facility. BASE boasts a fully equipped commercial kitchen, sleep lab, exercise and fitness suite and our most sophisticated piece of equipment; the iDXA in the body composition suite.
This is the only Australian nutrition program accredited by the UK Association for Nutrition, enabling you to apply for registration as an Associate Nutritionist (ANutr). Graduates are also eligible to apply for registration as an associate nutritionist with the Nutrition Society, Australia.
Students admitted to the Bachelor of Nutrition Science Scholars Program and who complete the Bachelor of Nutrition Science with an average grade of credit or above are guaranteed entry into the Master of Dietetics with credit that means the Master's can be completed in 1. 5 years full-time. Graduates of this combined 4. 5 year program will be awarded a Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Scholars Program) and the Dietitian’s Association of Australia (DAA) accredited Master of Dietetics. Graduates of the Master of Dietetics are eligible to become members of the DAA and to join the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) Program.
Students who do not qualify for the scholars' program, upon completion of the Bachelor of Nutrition Science will be eligible to compete for entry into M6002 Master of Dietetics and potentially graduate in 1.5 years.
Australian VCE subjects
English - Australian VCE subjects: English: Units 3 and 4 / a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in English other than EAL.
Sciences/Other - Units 3 & 4: a study score of at least at least 25 in either Chemistry or Biology
English - At least 4 in English SL or 3 in English HL or 5 in English BSL or 4 in English B HL
Sciences/Other - Science: at least 4 in chemistry or biology SL or 3 in chemistry or biology HL
High achieving students (an ATAR of 90 or above) can apply to be admitted to the Bachelor of Nutrition Science Scholars Program, which provides a direct pathway to a Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) accredited course enabling graduates to apply for accreditation as dietitians. Students who do not qualify for the Scholars' program may be offered admission to the Bachelor of Nutrition Science and, as graduates, will still be eligible to compete for entry into the 1.5-year Masters in Dietetics at Monash. The details are in the special note below.
Bachelor of Nutrition Science:
IELTS: 6.5 overall (with individual band scores of Writing: 6.0, Listening: 6.5, Reading: 6.5 and Speaking: 6.0)
TOEFL Paper-based test: 550 with a TWE of 4.5
TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing 21, Listening 20, Reading 19, Speaking 18
Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Scholars Program):
IELTS: 7.0 overall (no band lower than 6.5)
TOEFL Paper-based test: 587 with TWE of 4.5
TOEFL internet-based test: score of 94 overall with Writing: 24, Listening: 20, Reading: 19 and Speaking: 20