Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





4 years full-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$35,000.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Entry requirements


IELTS (Academic) (more)



Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2


  • Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

  • One of Biology, Chemistry or Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4, C)

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


International students

For the award of Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (BNutrDiet), you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 20 credit points of listed electives;
  • 20 credit points of free-choice electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 120 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.

Exit points

To be eligible to exit with the award of Bachelor of Nutrition, you must successfully complete 240 credit points as specified in the course list.

To be eligible to exit with the award of Bachelor of Nutrition (Honours), you must successfully complete 320 credit points including:

  • 40 credit points for the dissertation courses;
  • 40 credit points of advanced listed electives.

To exit, you should apply for a program transfer.

Designated courses for the purposes of exclusion

The courses listed below are designated for the purposes of the Academic Standing, Progression and Exclusion Policy. A student who fails a designated course will be subject to review by the Health Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3101AHS Medical Nutrition Therapy 1  10
Tri 1 3144AHS Food Service Management  10
Tri 1 3104AHS Nutrition Education  10
Tri 1,2 4110AHS Individual Case Management Practicum  20
Tri 1,2 4111AHS Food Service Management Practicum  10
Tri 1,2 4112AHS Community and Public Health Nutrition Practicum  10
Tri 2 3102AHS Medical Nutrition Therapy 2  10
Tri 2 3103AHS Community and Public Health Nutrition  10
Tri 2 3100AHS Communication and Counselling in Dietetics  10

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.