Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
International students who have an IELTS score of 7 across all bands may apply for entry into the course providing they have met the prerequisites for entry.
Applicants must hold a three year Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant cognate area (for example: science, health sciences, nutrition, food science, exercise science, biomedical science, allied health or nursing) within the last 10 years from an approved university or other educational institution.
Students who have completed an undergraduate degree in a relevant cognate area must demonstrate learning in Human Biosciences and Food and Nutrition Science as described below:
- Biochemistry content with Chemistry (0.25 EFTSL) followed by Biochemistry (0.25 EFTSL);
- Human Physiology content with Human Biology (0.25 EFTSL) followed by Human Physiology (0.25 EFTSL)
Applicants are also required to have completed at least 4 units (equivalent to 4 Deakin credit points) of nutrition and food science study covering content relating to principles of nutrition, lifespan nutrition diet and disease and food science.
You can find additional information on course entry requirements for the Master of Dietetics here.
Applicants must complete the Prerequisite Units template (PDF, 89.4 KB) and a video submission (PDF, 143.2 KB)
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.