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Nutrition and Dietetics

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Nutrition and Dietetics

To qualify for the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics a candidate must complete a prescribed program of 96 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of first year units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points being the dietetics training placement; and
(c) 24 credit points being the Nutrition Research Project.
First Year Core Units
Dietary Intake and Nutritional Assessment
6    C NTDT5602 and NTDT5601 and NTDT5604
Semester 1
Nutritional and Food Science
6    C NTDT5602 and NTDT5503 and (NTDT5604 or NTDT5504)
Semester 1
Methods in Nutrition Research
6    C NTDT5601 and NTDT5503 and (NTDT5504 or NTDT5604)
Semester 1
Dietetics Professional Studies
6    C NTDT5601 and NTDT5602 and NTDT5503
Semester 1
Food Service Management
6    P NTDT5601 and NTDT5503 and NTDT5604 and NTDT5602
C NTDT5307 and NTDT5608
Semester 2
Medical Nutrition
12    P NTDT5503 and NTDT5601 and NTDT5602 and NTDT5604
C NTDT5305 and NTDT5608
Semester 2
Community and Public Health Nutrition
6    C NTDT5305 and NTDT5307

NTDT5608 is available as an elective to students in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Medicine as well as the Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health). For these students, there are no prerequisites for entry into NTDT5608. However, these students must apply for Special Permission from the unit of study coordinator in order to be enrolled.
Semester 2
Second Year Core Units
Nutrition Research Project
24    P NTDT5503, NTDT5601, NTDT5602, NTDT5604, NTDT5305, NTDT5307 and NTDT5608
Semester 1
Semester 2
Dietetics Training Placement
24    P NTDT5601 and NTDT5503 and NTDT5604 and NTDT5602 and NTDT5305 and NTDT5307 and NTDT5608

Department permission required for enrolment. Placements commence in late January or early July.
Nutrition and Dietetics Placement Session 1
Nutrition and Dietetics Placement Session 2