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Nutrition Major  

This unitset requires students to complete 120 credit points (eight units) and is available for students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science, or the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business who are seeking to include the study of Nutrition within their degree.  A major in Nutrition provides the graduate with foundational knowledge so that they can work in the community in health promotional roles.


Students who wish to be eligible for entry to post graduate courses in Nutrition & Dietetics or who wish to work as a Community Nutritionist, should include - as well as the Nutrition major units - supporting units in biochemistry and human physiology.  These additional supporting science units should be selected in consultation with the coordinator of Nutrition.



Health Promotion Nutritionist, Health Care Nutritionist, Research Nutritionist, Child Health Nutritionist, Community Health Nutritionist, Sports Nutritionist, Health Care Officer, Health Promotion Officer, Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator, Community Health Officer.


This major can be studied in the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science


This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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Students are required to successfully complete 120 credit points (eight units) which must include NUT1121 Human Nutrition, together with a minimum of two 2000 level units and two 3000 level units.
NUT1111 Food and Nutrients 15
NUT1121 Human Nutrition 15
NUT2210 Nutrition in the Life Cycle 15
NUT2220 Nutritional Assessment 15
NUT3215 Exercise Nutrition 15
NUT3221 Community Nutrition 15
NUT3231 Food Habits and Trends 15
NUT3241 Controversies in Nutrition 15

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014