About the course
The Bachelor of Health Science (Food and Nutrition) provides graduates with a level of knowledge, understanding and skill in appropriate aspects of food and nutrition and its scientific basis to enable them to work in multidisciplinary teams in a range of health and industrial settings.
The course will cover the following aspects:
* human biochemistry
* human nutrition
* food intake and meal planning
* community and public health
Where it will take you
Graduates will be prepared for careers as health professionals, providing consultative services in areas relating to nutrition and food product development relating to nutritional issues.
The latest facilities
To make sure you are experienced in using the equipment and techniques found in the workplace, our facilities include:
* science laboratories in the School of Biomedical Sciences
* food science laboratories
* commercial food preparation laboratory
* computer laboratories
* campus-based nutrition clinic
Distance education students are required to attend residential schools, of two to five days duration, at the University. These schools will provide intensive teaching on the practical aspects of the course.
Students cover all costs associated with attending residential schools.
To graduate, students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.