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The Bachelor of Nutrition Science will provide innovative and entrepreneurial ideas on how to develop a career in nutrition and how to create your own opportunities within your community from local, national and global perspectives.
Learn to create, plan and communicate high quality healthcare and health research and learn about the psychology behind health and lifestyle choices of communities that impact their connection to food. You will also learn about the security and access to food, and the social responsibility of a nutritionist.
This course also provides clear career pathways for graduates seeking employment or postgraduate study in the area of Nutrition and Dietetics to deliver a high quality health service in a variety of settings.
Safety in Practice Compliance
All students enrolling in College of Health and Medicine programs which include a professional experience placement component, laboratory and/or field activity are required to establish and maintain their capacity to practice safely via Safety in Practice Requirements documentation.
“I’d like to change the nutrition programs in primary and high schools so kids know how important healthy food is.”
Graduates of the Bachelor of Nutrition Science will be well prepared for careers requiring knowledge of nutrition and health, and will be well suited to careers in areas including
- Health educator or counsellor
- Health promotion and communication officer
- Case manager
- Health service planning
- Community engagement
- Community development
- Food policy
- Food regulation
- Quality assurance and control
- Food laboratories and research institutes
- Consumer education and awareness campaigns
- Private practice
- Nutrition counselling
- Community nutrition
Graduates may also gain employment in the food industry where their knowledge of nutrition and food composition will facilitate the creation and marketing of food products that help to improve health.
Fees & scholarships
International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.
For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.
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