Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics

Program code

1355

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time
or 4 years part-time + 2 years full-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$8,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements

80.00

ATAR/RANK 2022

(more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

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

Assumed knowledge

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

OP 1-6 or ATAR 90+ Guarantee

If you receive an OP of 1-6 or ATAR of 90+ and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

How to apply

Admission requirements

The University's Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy will apply.

Prior OP students: Applicants who graduated with an OP in or before 2019 can apply to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) for an ATAR statement. For more information visit qcaa.qld.edu.au/senior/australian-tertiary-admission-rank-atar.

Students who require a refresher or who have not done Year 12 Chemistry or Mathematical Methods are strongly recommended to undertake a bridging course prior to commencing this program. For further information, please visit our Bridging and Short Courses website.

Graduate Entry (Trimester 1 entry only)

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Entry pathway of the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, a student must have:

  • successfully completed an approved university degree comprising the equivalent of 160 credit points of science courses which included completion of the following:
    • at least two chemistry courses (equivalent to a minimum of 20 credit points) followed by at least two second year level biochemistry courses (equivalent to a minimum of 20 credit points) AND
    • at least two human biology courses followed by at least two second year level physiology courses (equivalent to a minimum of 20 credit points) AND
    • at least one 10 credit point (or equivalent) nutrition course including content on nutrition science AND
    • at least one 10 credit point (or equivalent) food science course.

Please note: a maximum of 160CP will be awarded in credit for this program when entering via Graduate Entry

A thorough understanding of physiology and biochemistry is necessary for informed study of nutrition and dietetics and is specified as a requirement for Dietitians specified in the Dietitians Australia Accreditation process.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics

Selection for admission to an undergraduate degree is made on the basis of academic merit.

Selection for admission is competitive as the number of applicants generally exceeds the places available. The minimum requirement for eligibility for admission is completion of Year 12 of secondary school or equivalent academic achievement.

Prerequisites for admission may be specified in terms of levels of achievement in particular Year 12 subjects. Prerequisite conditions may be satisfied by other study or experience which is considered to be equivalent to the Year 12 prerequisites. More information is available on the Prerequisites and Assumed Knowledge website.

Further information for Queensland students completing an ATAR can be found here.

Domestic applicants should apply for admission through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Domestic applicants from NSW and ACT should apply for admission through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

A summary of the student profile for this program can be found on the QTAC website. The Rank profile is located on the Student Profile tab.

Note: Applications for Trimester 2, 2022 are now open. Key application dates can be viewed from this link.


Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics - Graduate Entry (Trimester 1 entry only)

As there is a limited quota of places available for the Graduate Entry pathway, selection of candidates for admission will be determined by academic merit.


Important offer advice: Should you receive an offer into this program you will be required to enrol into classes* within a short timeframe. This information will be included in your Starting@Griffith email and expressed in the number of days from the day of issue of your email. For QTAC applicants this is inline with the offer response date in your offer email, however Griffith accepts close of business that day - 5pm (AEST). Please note that the number of days can vary depending on when the offer was made. This requirement applies to all applicants irrespective of how you applied and/or whether you accepted conditionally or unconditionally. If you do not enrol* into at least one class for your program by 5pm on the response day your offer will lapse. Lapsed offers are not automatically reinstated and are subject to available places.

*Enrolling into classes means that you are advising when you are attending class/es. Enrolment must be submitted

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 7.0 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.5
  • OR a minimum score of 580 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 92 (no score less than 22)
  • OR no score less than 4 in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 185 (no score less than 176) on C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

English test results must be no more than two years old.

The Direct Entry Program (DEP) pathway is not accepted for this program.

The above requirements are HIGHER than the requirements stipulated in University policy. Applicants should refer to the following policy for further information:

QTAC application information

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
ATAR/RANK *
80.00
QTAC code

233852

Duration

4 years full-time

Prerequisites

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

Assumed knowledge

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

*The above ATAR/Rank from the 2022 admission cycle represents the minimum adjusted ATAR/Rank to which an offer was made. Minimum thresholds can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only for any future intakes.

UAC application information (for NSW and ACT applicants)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
ATAR *
80.00
UAC code

283321

Duration

4 years full-time

Prerequisites

Any two units of English (Band 3)

Assumed knowledge

Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics Advanced

*The above ATAR/Rank from the 2022 admission cycle represents the minimum adjusted ATAR/Rank to which an offer was made. Minimum thresholds can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only for any future intakes.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:

Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.