Diploma of Nutrition

  • This fast-tracked Diploma of Nutrition is delivered over two 12-week trimesters
  • Entirely online – convenient for full-time workers & remote students
  • Ideal starting point if you're interested in nutrition, with option to continue onto Bachelor degree if you wish

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

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Torrens University Australia
Career Opportunities

You will be qualified to work as a:

  • Nutritional Advisor
  • Weight Loss Advisor
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Sales & Marketing Representative for a pharmaceutical company

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.


Year 12 ATAR score of 56 or equivalent



Course length
Full-time: Two 12-week trimesters.
Study mode


Essays, online quizzes, online discussion participation & research projects.
Start date

3 intakes a year. 

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Torrens University Australia
Payment options

Study now pay later – FEE-HELP

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  • Year 12 ATAR score of 56 or equivalent

What you'll learn

You will:

  • Build a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles of nutrition & health science
  • Gain knowledge of a range of nutrition solutions in human development, health & fitness
  • Explore nutritional science & its application in real life
  • Develop the ability to evaluate & provide advice on individual’s nutritional & diet requirements

Course structure

8 units

Core units

  1. Anatomy & physiology 1

  2. Anatomy & physiology 2

  3. Biochemistry 1

  4. Chemistry essentials

  5. Human nutrition 1

  6. Human nutrition 2

  7. Lifespan nutrition

  8. Nutrition & society

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.

Have a question or ready to enrol?

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