There is increasing community interest in food, nutrition and health, and a growing demand for specialists in these fields. Deakin's food, nutrition and dietetics courses provide you with the knowledge and skills to work in a range of occupations in government, community and industry settings.
Courses within Food, nutrition and dietetics
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences (Honours)
Bachelor of Health Sciences
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Medical Imaging
Bachelor of Nutrition Science
Bachelor of Nutrition Science/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Vision Science/Master of Optometry
Graduate Certificate of Diabetes Education
Graduate Certificate of Health Research Practice
Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition
Graduate Certificate of Public Health Nutrition
Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition
Get access to our respected industry partners
You'll experience hands-on learning with placements through our industry partners. Plus, you'll gain insights from our unique focus on teaching and research in both food and nutrition.
Improve your career opportunities with professional recognition
As a graduate, you'll be eligible for membership to and professional recognition from the key professional organisation; eg. Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) program and Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).
Strong links to the industry
You'll get access to our numerous placement partnerships with respected teaching hospitals, as well as our partners in preventive healthcare and our food industry partners.
I chose to pursue nutrition and dietetics at Deakin because of its reputation for delivering a holistic, well-rounded education.
Bachelor of Food and Nutrition/Master of Dietetics
A unique focus, unlike any other university in Australia
Our focus on teaching and research – in both nutrition and physical activity – sets us apart. This could give you the edge to help create groundbreaking research.