Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine)


Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional Medicine)


Are you intrigued by how nutritional, dietary and lifestyle factors can impact our health and wellbeing? As a qualified Nutritional Medicine practitioner, you’ll identify the root cause of health issues, educate your patients and develop treatment and prevention plans to help them re-establish optimal health. With a growing demand for skilled Clinical Nutritionists, this degree is the springboard to a rewarding career helping others.

What is Nutritional Medicine?

Nutritional Medicine provides a holistic outlook on how nutrition impacts health. It’s a special form of health care that looks at the relationship between diet and disease, as well as a focused understanding of how nutritional, dietary and lifestyle factors impacts wellbeing throughout our lives.

What you’ll learn

Approved by the national Australian accreditation body TEQSA (Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency), this rewarding degree incorporates the study of biological and social sciences with human nutrition, food pharmacology, biochemistry and the food system. It also covers government regulations, public health nutrition and food packaging, and considers how each of these areas can impact our health.

Everyone goes to work!

You bet! We believe there’s no greater teacher than experience. Under the guidance of our expert practitioners, we take you out of the classroom and into our THINK Wellbeing Centre where you’ll practice and finesse your skills with real patients. By the time you complete the course, you’ll be ready to confidently and successfully practice with some first-class experience under your belt.

Course Details

Course Duration

Full time: 3 years

Part time: 6 years maximum


Study Option

Full-time On-campus or Part-time Blended Delivery

Cricos 084577G
Fee Help Yes, FEE-HELP is available for Australian students

Entry Requirements

  • All Students

    Year 12 or equivalent with ATAR 60

  • Blended Learning

    Blended learning is a combination of online and on campus study. If you're interested in this flexible form of study, we recommend that you have:

    • Access to a computer with the internet
    • Access to video recording facilities
    • Be able to attend the campus for practical subjects where you'll hone your clinical skills and techniques


Key Dates

    Trimester1 20 Feb 2017 - 14 May 2017
    Trimester2 5 Jun 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
    Trimester3 18 Sep 2017 - 10 Dec 2017


  • Not all courses are offered at every campus, each intake. Please speak with a Course and Careers Advisor for more information.

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