Bachelor of Nutrition

  • Turn your passion for nutrition into a career with this Bachelor of Nutrition
  • Learn vital skills to improve the health of individuals and communities
  • Study online when it suits you

Save 20% off the course price with a 2016 scholarship available to students enrolling in the September 2016 intake.

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At a glance

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Torrens University Australia
Career Opportunities

You will be qualified to work as a:

  • Nutritionist
  • Dietitian
  • Food Scientist
  • Food Services Manager

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.


Year 12 ATAR of 70 or equivalent



Work placement

Optional work placement; 12 days in total

Course length
Accelerated: 2 years | Full-time: 3 years | Part-time options available
Study mode


Essays, research projects, online discussion participation & short question tests.
Start date

3 intakes a year. 

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Payment options

Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

Upfront payment

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  • Year 12 ATAR score of 70 or equivalent, OR
  • A GPA of 3.5 in a scale of 7 through study with another university, OR 
  • A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) rank of 155

What you'll learn

You will learn how to:

  • Understand the nutritional needs for populations at a global scale
  • Critically analyse & develop health programs to address global nutrition issues
  • Understand of the nutritional needs of the human body

Work placement

You have the option to undertake a work placement with one of Torrens’s partner organisations as part of this course. The placement is for one day a week, over a 12-week trimester.

This industry experience gives you invaluable real-life skills, so you graduate ready to step into a job.

Course structure

16 units

Core units

  1. Anatomy & physiology 1

  2. Anatomy & physiology 2

  3. Biochemistry 1

  4. Biochemistry 2

  5. Chemistry essentials

  6. Human pathophysiology 1

  7. Human pathophysiology 1

  8. Nutritional biochemistry & human metabolism

Specialist units

  1. Diet & disease

  2. Food systems & policy

  3. Human nutrition 1

  4. Human nutrition 2

  5. Lifespan nutrition

  6. Nutrition & society

  7. Public health nutrition

  8. Special populations project

Support and delivery

As an online student, you can study this Torrens University course when it suits you and access your course materials on demand.

You will have will have direct access to experienced lecturers and learning facilitators to support you through the course.

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme.

This means you don’t need to pay upfront for the course if you:

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

2016 scholarships

Scholarships that reduce the standard course price by 20% are available if you enrol in this course in trimester 3 2016 (commencing 19 September 2016).

The 20% saving is valid for the duration of the course, unless you withdraw or defer your study.

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