Your study will involve deepening your understanding of the relationship between food, health and disease. You will take part in a broad range of learning activities to enable you to practice in a wide range of settings. These include but are not limited to health research, food industry, clinical dietetics in hospitals, private practice and aged care, health promotion, nutrition communications, public health policy and community nutrition services.
To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each semester. This may affect your entitlement to Centrelink benefits. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program are 30 credit points.
This Masters program is offered in full-time, on-campus mode at the Gold Coast campus.
Work-integrated learning activities (professional placements) integrate theoretical learning with its application in the workplace. The inclusion of work-integrated learning activities in the degree program demonstrates Griffith's commitment to preparing its graduates for success in their working life.
In this program you will spend time in the work/professional environment undertaking placements at various locations. Placements may be outside of the Brisbane metropolitan/Gold Coast area including northern New South Wales and (by negotiation) interstate or overseas.
Graduates will be prepared for work as a nutritionist or dietitian. You will find opportunities in private industry, non-government organisations and public health services. You may work in clinical dietetics, community nutrition, public health policy, health research, health promotion, or provide expert nutrition advice and intellectual input in the food and pharmaceutical industry.
The Master of Nutrition and Dietetics is accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia.
Graduates of this program will be eligible to apply for registration with the Dietitians Association of Australia subject to meeting any additional requirements that may be stipulated by the Dietitians Association of Australia. As these requirements may change from time to time, students should contact the Dietitians Association of Australia to confirm registration requirements.
There are placements associated with this program. Students should refer to the checklist of pre-placement and placement requirements for their Health discipline on the Placement Essentials website for full details of the requirements regarding clinical placement to ensure that they meet eligibility for placement.
Note: In the event that there is a difference between the contents published on the Placement Essentials website and the program-specific information published on the Degree and Career Finder/Programs and Courses websites, or where information published on the Placement Essentials website is not in accordance with University Policy, the Degree and Career Finder/Programs and Courses website contents and University Policy shall override the information on the Placement Essentials website.
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time semesters).
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
|Year||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee per EFTSL (80 cp)|
|2015||FPPG Band 10||$253.00||$20,240.00|
|2014||FPPG Band 10||$243.00||$19,440.00|
|2013||FPPG Band 10||$234.00||$18,720.00|
If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the semester in which they are enrolled.
For further enquiries, please contact your nearest Griffith Student Centre.
This postgraduate program has Commonwealth Supported Places. If you are eligible, the Australian Government will contribute to the cost of this program but you will also be required to make a contribution.
Quotas are applied for admission to the Commonwealth Supported Places. Where demand exceeds the number of available places, not all eligible applicants who meet minimum program entry standards may be offered a place. Assessment for admission is based on meritorious performance. If you are not successful in gaining a Commonwealth Supported Place, you may be eligible for a Fee-Paying Postgraduate place.
This program has been approved by the Australian Government for student income support payments (Youth Allowance, Austudy and the Pensioner Education Supplement). Students should contact Centrelink for more information about their eligibility for student income support.