Victoria's longest-running dietetics program
Put theory to practice in our industry food labs
Combine travel and study to broaden your experience
Courses within Food, nutrition and dietetics
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science/Bachelor of Nutrition Science
Bachelor of Health Sciences
Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours)
Bachelor of Health Sciences/Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Nutrition Science
Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Dietetics Pathway)
Bachelor of Nutrition Science (Honours)
Bachelor of Nutrition Science/Bachelor of Commerce
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.
We have collaborative relationships with numerous industry partners, hospitals, clinics and healthcare centres, including Dairy Australia, Vic Health and Diabetes Australia.
Deakin Webinar Series: Explore a career in nutrition and dietetics
Learn about the vital role of food and nutrition in human health and disease prevention, and discover how you can follow your passion for food and nutrition into a variety of careers.
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
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