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Your new job title? An Accredited Practicing Dietitian

This course will amply satisfy your hunger for refined qualifications and enable you to apply your expert knowledge to provide professional dietary advice that will lead to disease prevention and improving overall public health.

As part of your study, you’ll plan and execute a defined research project and combined with 24 weeks of full time workplace education in settings such as hospitals and food services, you’ll graduate with a career trump card … you’ll be an Australian Accredited Practicing Dietitian!

Study a Master of Nutrition and Dietetics at UC and you will:

  • acquire the knowledge, skills and practical experience needed to treat and provide nutritional care to groups and individuals
  • establish how to best provide dietary advice in order to manage specific diseases and promote health to both individuals and communities
  • demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to critically evaluate the provision and management of food services in a health care setting
  • demonstrate a sound understanding and the necessary skills to conduct a needs assessment and plan, implement and evaluate nutrition programs in a community
  • develop the knowledge and skills related to nutritional science, health education, public health, research and clinical practice. 

Work integrated learning

In this course, you will undertake 24 weeks of full time workplace education in a range of settings including in the public health sector, hospitals, food services or in the community as part of the Faculty of Health’s commitment to supporting work integrated learning.

Career opportunities

Opportunities exist for Master of Nutrition and Dietetics graduates in a range of sectors, including in:

  • hospitals
  • community health centres
  • private practices
  • government departments
  • the food industry




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