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Study mode

Online
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Campus locations

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Duration

3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
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Admission information

7000
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CSU has a variety of pathways and admissions requirements for study. Details of the types of 'bonus points' and other ATAR-related adjustments commonly available to applicants are set out in the CSU institutional admissions information and CSU's general admissions policy.

You can also view details about the applicants who commenced this course last year in the ATAR profile and See the student profile.

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Session availability

Session 2; Session 1 201860; 201830
Session 2; Session 1 201860; 201830

Please note: all sessions may not be available at all locations or through all study modes. Please check the Fees and course offerings section for more information.

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International students

  • This course is not available to international students.

Course highlights

A broad knowledge base

You will develop your knowledge, understanding and skills in appropriate aspects of food and nutrition and its scientific basis to enable you to work in multidisciplinary teams in a range of health and industrial settings.

The latest facilities

To make sure you are experienced in using the equipment and techniques found in the workplace, our facilities include food science laboratories, a commercial food preparation laboratory and a campus-based nutrition clinic.

Professional recognition

This course qualifies graduates to apply to the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) for the qualification of Associate Nutritionist; however, the NSA does not formally accredit courses. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST).

This course qualifies graduates to apply to the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) for the qualification of Associate Nutritionist; however, the NSA does not formally accredit courses. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST).

This course qualifies graduates to apply to the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) for the qualification of Associate Nutritionist; however, the NSA does not formally accredit courses. Graduates are also eligible for membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST).

Please note that the following subjects have a Workplace Learning component:

Residential schools are a great way to practise what you are learning in a hands-on environment, and to meet your lecturers and classmates.

Some online courses include a residential school, where you will attend a CSU campus during certain sessions throughout your course.

Online students are required to attend residential schools, of two to five days duration, using facilities at the university. These schools will provide intensive teaching on the practical aspects of the course.

Students cover all costs associated with attending residential schools.

The following subjects may have a residential school component:

BCM210 Foundations and Techniques in Biochemistry
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
CHM104 Chemistry 1A
CHM107 Chemistry 1B
CHM108 Chemical Fundamentals
EHR221 Conditioning & Physical Activity
EHR226 Exercise Testing & Prescription
FDS202 Food Microbiology
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology

From the early stages of your degree, you can apply for a range of international programs through CSU Global. You could take a session or two on exchange at one of CSU’s partner institutions across the world, go on a study tour during the holidays, or complete some of your practical placements in an unique location.

Are you after a unique CSU study experience? By participating in a CSU Global international study program you can gain a new perspective on where your degree can take you, and even complete your degree that little bit faster. CSU Global has many options available to fit with your course, interests and study needs.

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Career opportunities

Research

Drive innovation and change in food product development and community health by using your skills to consider and analyse emerging technologies and how social constructs impact upon nutrition in various communities.

Education

Develop tailored programs to support individuals seeking to optimise their health and wellbeing or manage specific illnesses, allergies or dietary requirements.

Community programs

Promote the importance of healthy eating habits and nutrition in programs across schools and communities. Evaluate food services programs, guide food program delivery and develop education programs and resources.

Research

Drive innovation and change in food product development and community health by using your skills to consider and analyse emerging technologies and how social constructs impact upon nutrition in various communities.

Education

Develop tailored programs to support individuals seeking to optimise their health and wellbeing or manage specific illnesses, allergies or dietary requirements.

Community programs

Promote the importance of healthy eating habits and nutrition in programs across schools and communities. Evaluate food services programs, guide food program delivery and develop education programs and resources.

Credit and pathways

Getting into uni isn’t just about your ATAR; we understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

We understand that if you’re given the chance to study something you’re passionate about, you can really shine. We offer a range of pathway options, including Early Entry – Schools Recommendation Scheme, Regional Bonus Points, and Indigenous Access Program (IAP) to help you get on track to your dream career.

Credit for prior learning and credit for current competencies will be granted to eligible applicants.

More about Credit

If you’ve studied before, you may be able to fast-track your postgraduate degree with Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL). If you’ve completed relevant tertiary study, you could be awarded credit for your postgraduate degree. Get in touch to see if you’re eligible for credit based on your previous qualifications or industry experience.

Standard CSU Credit rules apply

Check your eligibility for credit

Fees and course offerings

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The section below is designed to allow you to select the option specific to your circumstances to discover the course fee and course offering information appropriate for you.

Bachelor of Health Science (Food and Nutrition)

Course Fees

If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

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The Commonwealth Government has released the fee ranges for the 2018 study area bands. Access the fee calculator below for a 2018 per subject fee. An indicative annual fee will be available 31 January 2018. Until this time, the 1 year full-time fee will remain as ‘To be approved’.
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If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

Frequently Asked Questions on CSP open_in_new

1 year full-time ( points)

The Commonwealth Government has released the fee ranges for the 2018 study area bands. Access the fee calculator below for a 2018 per subject fee. An indicative annual fee will be available 31 January 2018. Until this time, the 1 year full-time fee will remain as ‘To be approved’.
Please refer to the Study Assistopen_in_new website for the most up to date information.

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

More about Calculating Fees

It is important to note that the student contribution you pay will depend on the subjects you choose to study, as each subject has its own costs. The government assigns different price bands to a subject, depending on the discipline that subject belongs to.

Check out the subject fee calculator below to get a more accurate cost for your first year. The calculator will open in a new window, once open go to the Subjects section to review the subjects available for this course and enter them into the calculator.

The Australian Government indexes student contributions each year.

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Payment Options

  1. Pay all of your student contribution up front direct to the university
  2. Pay part of your student contribution to the university and defer the balance via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. Defer all of your student contribution via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

More information about Commonwealth Supported Places

Course Fees

A fee-paying student will pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course without the Australian government contributing any financial support to the university. But don’t be put off by the cost of study - eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-HELP open_in_new.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

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Course Fees

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Payment Options

You can:

  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
  2. pay part of your tuition fees to the university and defer the balance via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. defer all of your tuition fees via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

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Course Fees

1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Course Fees

CSU gives a discount on tuition fees to citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada and the United Kingdom.

Contact a Recruitment agent in your country who can answer your questions about CSU as well as help with the student visa application process.

International recruitment agents

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CSU gives a discount on tuition fees to citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada and the United Kingdom.

Contact a Recruitment agent in your country who can answer your questions about CSU as well as help with the student visa application process.

International recruitment agents

1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

More information about International Student Fees

Course Fees

This Course has limited Commonwealth supported places available.

Contact Us to see if you are eligible.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

Frequently Asked Questions on CSP open_in_new

1 year full-time ( points)

The Commonwealth Government has released the fee ranges for the 2018 study area bands. Access the fee calculator below for a 2018 per subject fee. An indicative annual fee will be available 31 January 2018. Until this time, the 1 year full-time fee will remain as ‘To be approved’.
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Course Fees

This Course has limited Commonwealth supported places available.

Contact Us to see if you are eligible.

If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, and meet the relevant citizenship and residency requirements, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

Frequently Asked Questions on CSP open_in_new

1 year full-time ( points)

The Commonwealth Government has released the fee ranges for the 2018 study area bands. Access the fee calculator below for a 2018 per subject fee. An indicative annual fee will be available 31 January 2018. Until this time, the 1 year full-time fee will remain as ‘To be approved’.
Please refer to the Study Assistopen_in_new website for the most up to date information.

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

More about Calculating Fees

It is important to note that the student contribution you pay will depend on the subjects you choose to study, as each subject has its own costs. The government assigns different price bands to a subject, depending on the discipline that subject belongs to.

Check out the subject fee calculator below to get a more accurate cost for your first year. The calculator will open in a new window, once open go to the Subjects section to review the subjects available for this course and enter them into the calculator.

The Australian Government indexes student contributions each year.

Access the fee calculator

Payment Options

  1. Pay all of your student contribution up front direct to the university
  2. Pay part of your student contribution to the university and defer the balance via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. Defer all of your student contribution via a HECS-HELP open_in_new loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

More information about Commonwealth Supported Places

Course Fees

A fee-paying student will pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course without the Australian government contributing any financial support to the university. But don’t be put off by the cost of study - eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-HELP open_in_new.

Most postgraduate students in Australia will pay the full cost of their tuition, however if you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

8 Points

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Course Fees

A fee-paying student will pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course without the Australian government contributing any financial support to the university. But don’t be put off by the cost of study - eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-HELP open_in_new.

Most postgraduate students in Australia will pay the full cost of their tuition, however if you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Payment options

You can:

  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
  2. pay part of your tuition fees to the university and defer the balance via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. defer all of your tuition fees via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

More information about Fee Paying places

Course Fees

This course is associated with the Australian Government supported Research Training Program (RTP). The RTP scheme is administered by individual universities on behalf of the Department of Education and Training.

If you are a successful applicant for Research degree candidature, and you are an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen, you won't pay any tuition fees.

You also won't need to pay the University's Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

Applications for RTP Scholarships need to be made directly to CSU.

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Information on research fees and fee support

For assistance contact the Research Office

Course Fees

Candidates who exceed their Research Training Program (RTP) entitlement are required to pay the appropriate domestic student tuition fee for their course. Eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-Help open_in_new.

If you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount on tuition fees.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

1 year part-time ( points)

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

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Course Fees

Candidates who exceed their Research Training Program (RTP) entitlement are required to pay the appropriate domestic student tuition fee for their course. Eligible students still have the option to defer their fees through FEE-Help open_in_new.

If you are a CSU Alumni Student, you will receive a 10% discount on tuition fees.

If there is a direct connection between your study and work you may be able to claim your tuition fees as a tax deduction. For further guidance please seek independent advice or visit the Australian Taxation Office open_in_new website.

1 year full-time ( points)

1 year part-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

Payment Options

You can:

  1. pay all of your tuition fees up front direct to the university
  2. pay part of your tuition fees to the university and defer the balance via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)
  3. defer all of your tuition fees via a FEE-HELP loan through the Australian Government (if eligible)

More information about Fee Paying places

For more information on Fee Paying HDR students

For assistance contact the Research Office

Course Fees

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1 year part-time ( points)

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1 year full-time ( points)

1 year part-time ( points)

A standard full-time study load at CSU is 64 points over two sessions. The points above indicate the number of points for the first year of this course based on overall full time course duration.

Actual fees will vary according to:

  • your choice of subjects and their point value
  • whether the course (and mode) allows you to study full or part-time
  • whether you want to study full or part-time

8 Points

Note: the 8 point value is a subject indicative value only. Not all CSU subjects are 8 points – refer to the CSU handbook (links in the Subject section) for actual point value for the subjects required for your course.

More information about International Student Fees

For assistance contact the Research Office

This international off-shore on campus offering is managed through a CSU partner organisation. Course fees will not be displayed here and should be discussed with the partner organisation.

Please contact us to find out more.

Session availability

This course is offered in the following sessions for enrolment:

Bachelor of Health Science (Food and Nutrition) specific fee details

Standard CSU fee details

Any fees and offerings are correct at the date of publishing. Fees are relevant for the year selected only and are subject to change in future years.

If you are an Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen or the holder of a permanent visa open_in_new find out more about Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) and Fee Paying places.

Depending on citizenship and residency requirements, you may also be eligible to defer CSP and Fee Paying fees through the HELP open_in_new government student loan system.

If you are an international student, find out more about international fees.

Additional course-related expenses you may need to consider:

  • Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)
  • Textbooks (you may be able to purchase these second-hand)
  • Travel and accommodation expenses for any workplace learning, field trips or residential schools
  • Uniforms (e.g. shirts, polo tops, scrubs or overalls)
Jennifer Fulloon - Bachelor of Health Science (Food and Nutrition)

"The residential schools were a highlight of my experience. They were very important for networking with academic staff and fellow students. The lovely rural campus and the friendly, approachable staff made the experience unique."

Jennifer Fulloon - Bachelor of Health Science (Food and Nutrition)

Subjects

For each 8 point subject you are enrolled in, you should expect to spend 10 to 12 hours per week working on assignments and assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, and attending lectures, residential schools, or examinations.

If you are studying four subjects per session, this is equivalent to a full-time job. The workload for some subjects may vary as a result of approved course design.

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The below information is for new students. Current students should select their subjects by checking the Handbook for the year of their enrolment

Core subjects (160 CR or 20 subjects)

BCM210 Foundations and Techniques of Biochemistry
BMS105 Science Communication and Methodology
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
BMS208 Human Nutrition
BMS233 Nutritional Physiology
BMS342 Medicinal and Indigenous Foods
CHM108 Chemical Fundamentals OR CHM104 Chem1A for “Transition to Dietetics” stream
FDS102 Introduction to Food and Nutrition
FDS202 Food Microbiology
FDS203 Food and Nutritional Chemistry
FDS208 Food Formulation and Characterisation
FDS305 Quality Assurance
FDS309 Food Processing and Preservation
FDS310 Food Product Development
IKC100 Indigenous Health
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology
NUT201 Food and Health
NUT220 Food Intake Analysis and Meals Planning
NUT301 Community and Public Health

And one of the following streams (students cannot mix subjects from various streams):

Food Innovation and Marketing stream (32 CR or 4 subjects)

MKT110 Marketing & Society
MKT220 Consumer Behaviour
MKT350 Product Innovation Management
FDS311 Foods for Health and Wellbeing

Exercise Nutrition stream (32 CR or 4 subjects)

EHR109 Introduction to Sport & Exercise Behaviour
EHR221 Conditioning and Physical Activity
EHR332 Nutrition for Health & Performance
EHR225 Growth, Motor Development and Ageing OR EHR226 Exercise, Testing & Prescription OR EHR331 Exercise, Health & Disease

Community Nutrition stream (32 CR or 4 subjects)

PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services
PSY214 Health Psychology
NUT305 Nutrition for Disease Prevention
NUT306 Menu Planning for the Community

Transition to Dietetics stream (32 CR or 4 subjects) – note that these subjects are only recommended. Students wanting to transition into Post Graduate Dietetics at another institution need to confirm the make up of this stream with their prospective institution.

CHM107 Chem1B
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics
NUT305 Nutrition for Disease Prevention
BMS243 Nutrition, Metabolism and Human Disease

Standard Structure

Year 1

Session 1
BMS105 Science Communication and Methodology
CHM108 Chemical Fundamentals OR CHM104 for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream

Session 2
FDS102 Introduction to Food and Nutrition
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology

Year 2

Session 3
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1
IKC100 Indigenous Health for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
BCM210 Foundations and Techniques of Biochemistry for all streams except “Transition to Dietetics”

Session 4
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2
IKC100 Indigenous Health for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
IKC100 Indigenous Health for “Community Nutrition” Stream
CHM107 Chem1B for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
BMS233 Nutritional Physiology for “Exercise Nutrition” Stream

Year 3

Session 5
NUT201 Food and Health
[Stream Subject 1]
MKT110 Marketing & Society for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
EHR109 Introduction to Sport & Exercise Behaviour for “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
BCM210 Foundations and Techniques of Biochemistry for “Transition to Dietetics” stream
PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services for “Community Nutrition” Stream

Session 6
BMS208 Human Nutrition for all streams except “Exercise Nutrition
EHR221 Conditioning and Physical Activity for “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
BMS233 Nutritional Physiology

Year 4

Session 7
FDS203 Food and Nutritional Chemistry
[Minor Subject 2]
IKC100 Indigenous Health for “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
MKT220 Consumer Behaviour for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
PSY214 Health Psychology for “Community Nutrition” Stream

Session 8
NUT301 Community and Public Health
NUT220 Food Intake Analysis and Meals Planning

Year 5

Session 9
FDS202 Food Microbiology
FDS208 Food Formulation and Characterisation

Session 10
BMS342 Medicinal and Indigenous Foods
FDS309 Food Processing and Preservation

Year 6

Session 11
FDS305 Quality Assurance
[Minor Subject 3]
MKT350 Product Innovation Management for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
EHR332 Nutrition for Health & Performance for  “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
NUT305 Nutrition for Disease Prevention for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
NUT305 Nutrition for Disease Prevention for “Community Nutrition” Stream

Session 12
FDS310 Food Product Development
[Minor Subject 4]
FDS311 Foods for Health and Wellbeing for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
EHR225 Growth, Motor Development and Ageing OR EHR226 Exercise, Testing & Prescription OR EHR331 Exercise, Health & Disease for  “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
BMS243 for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
NUT306 Menu Planning for the Community for “Community Nutrition” Stream

Accelerated structure

Year 1

Session 1
BMS105 Science Communication and Methodology
CHM108 Chemical Fundamentals OR CHM104 for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
BMS129 Physiological Sciences 1

Session 2
FDS102 Introduction to Food and Nutrition
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology for all streams except “Transition to Dietetics”
CHM107 Chem1B for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
BMS130 Physiological Sciences 2

Year 2

Session 3
BCM210 Foundations and Techniques of Biochemistry
NUT201 Food and Health
[stream Subject 1]
MKT110 Marketing & Society for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
EHR109 Introduction to Sport & Exercise Behaviour for “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
IKC100 Indigenous Health for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
PSY111 Foundations of Psychology for Health and Human Services for “Community Nutrition” Stream

Session 4
BMS208 Human Nutrition
BMS233 Nutritional Physiology
IKC100 Indigenous Health for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
IKC100 Indigenous Health for “Community Nutrition” Stream
MCR101 Introduction to Microbiology for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
EHR221 Conditioning and Physical Activity for “Exercise Nutrition” Stream

Year 3

Session 5
FDS203 Food and Nutritional Chemistry
FDS202 Food Microbiology
FDS208 Food Formulation and Characterisation

Session 6
FDS309 Food Processing and Preservation
NUT301 Community and Public Health
NUT220 Food Intake Analysis and Meals Planning

Year 4

Session 7
FDS305 Quality Assurance
[Stream Subject 2]
IKC100 Indigenous Health for “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
MKT220 Consumer Behaviour for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
BMS240 Human Molecular Genetics for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
PSY214 Health Psychology for “Community Nutrition” Stream
[Stream Subject 3]
MKT350 Product Innovation Management for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
EHR332 Nutrition for Health & Performance for  “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
NUT305 Nutrition for Disease Prevention for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
NUT305 Nutrition for Disease Prevention for “Community Nutrition” Stream

Session 8
BMS342 Medicinal and Indigenous Foods
FDS310 Food Product Development
[Stream Subject 4]
FDS311 Foods for health and Wellbeing for “Food Innovation and Marketing” Stream
EHR225 Growth, Motor Development and Ageing OR EHR226 Exercise, Testing & Prescription OR EHR331 Exercise, Health & Disease for  “Exercise Nutrition” Stream
BMS243 for “Transition to Dietetics” Stream
NUT306 Menu Planning for the Community for “Community Nutrition” Stream

Graduation requirements

As a CSU student, throughout your course you have a responsibility to continue to develop skills in English language, literacy and numeracy as appropriate to your discipline. This ongoing development will enable you to effectively participate in your course and graduate prepared to enter the workforce.

Minimum Graduation Requirements

To graduate with the Bachelor of Health Science (Food and Nutrition) qualification, the student must complete 192 points of study according to the course structure set out in the this document.

Additional Graduation Requirements

Support

Finishing high school this year? Taking a few years off to find out what you really want to do in life? Need to attend classes from anywhere in the world?

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When you study with CSU, we’ll be with you all the way, helping you develop your study and academic skills in person, online or over the phone. Whatever your situation, Student Central is your first point of call as a CSU student. Our friendly support team can answer all your questions, whether you are studying on campus or online.

When it comes to postgraduate study, we understand that having the right kind of support is key to your success. You’ll enjoy flexible learning that allows you to fit study into your life, at a time that suits you. Our team are only a phone call or email away and you can even use our online chat for any questions you may have. We can also help you connect with scholarships, grants, loans, and assistance that can make further study affordable. At CSU, we’re with you every step of the way.

As a HDR candidate, we recognise you’ll need specialised support to help you achieve your research goals. Our dedicated Research Office is your central point of contact for researchers and supervisors. CSU also has a number of Research Support Services designed to support researchers, supervisors and HDR candidates across their research endeavours and careers. Academic and personal support is available including Indigenous services, international support, counselling, disability services, equity and diversity, health information, spiritual support, mentoring, child care support, professional development and more.

Prospective Higher Degree by Research candidates may apply for a scholarship to cover their tuition fees, living costs and research costs. Please visit the CSU Higher Degree by Research Scholarships for more information. The main round of Australian Government funded Research Training Program scholarships is normally open for applications in September and October each year.

We have a wide range of scholarships available to help you with the costs of studying at CSU. There are scholarships based on academic performance or your personal circumstances. Other scholarships and grants cover specific costs like accommodation and textbooks, and some offer funds that you can use in any way to enhance your university experience. Find a scholarship to suit your needs and apply now.

Indigenous students can access the Indigenous Academic Success Program (IASP). This free program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at CSU. It gives you one-on-one access to tutors to help you with your assessments and prepare you for exams.

International students

Gain an internationally recognised qualification with CSU at one of our vibrant regional campuses, or study online from the comfort of your own home - anywhere in the world!

You can also study accounting, business and information technology courses at a CSU Study Centre in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney.

Browse through the tabs below for more information or visit our International website to discover more about an Australian university experience like no other.

Please note: if you choose to study online with CSU, the course study mode will not meet necessary requirements for granting Australian student visas.

There are minimum Academic and English Language requirements for admission to CSU courses. These requirements ensure that our students have the best chance for success. Minimum requirements can vary from country to country, so please take some time to review our entry requirements  before starting your application. If you cannot find the requirements for your country please contact us.

At CSU, we understand that you are making a financial investment in your future and we want to make sure that you receive the best value for money for your education. That’s why our students enjoy more affordable course tuition fees than other Australian universities, while still receiving a high standard of education.

Tuition fees are set for the duration of your course and don’t go up each year.

CSU Alumni receive a discount on fee-paying postgraduate courses – so if you study your bachelor’s degree with us, and decide to continue your studies at CSU, you could save 10 per cent off your postgraduate tuition.

Please note: whether you study on campus or online, textbooks and other items that you may be required to purchase during your study are not included in the tuition fees.

More information on tuition and other fees.

More information on fees for on-campus study in Australia.

Aside from course tuition fees, all students who choose to study on campus incur other fees such as accommodation, Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and other living expenses.

If you choose to study online, some subjects may require you to attend compulsory residential schools in Australia. Residential schools are held on campus in Australia for up to five days during certain sessions.

Please check the residential schools tab in the Course highlights section above (or your offer of admission if your application is successful) for more information on which subjects may have a residential school component.

Online courses for international students do not meet the requirement for an Australian Student Visa, therefore you will need to check that you can obtain an appropriate visa for any residential school session. For more information about visas, visit the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection. More information about residential schools can be found on our Future Students Hub.

CSU campuses offer a uniquely Australian living experience. Most of our campuses have accommodation on-site with many of the buildings nestled among gum trees with native wildlife like kangaroos and kookaburras sharing the space. Off-campus accommodation options can also be arranged.

Few universities in Australia can match the range of accommodation available at CSU’s campuses. Campus life offers all the facilities of a small village with community spirit, helping you to meet lots of new friends while living in a safe and secure environment.

Find out more about CSU’s accommodation options.

Whether you choose to study online or on campus, our international support services can make all the difference. From managing visa requirements to study support, and career advice, we’ve got you covered and our friendly staff will help make your university experience one you will never forget.

At CSU, we work with trained international recruitment agents in more than 40 countries to help you find the course and study option that is right for you. Our agents can assist you to apply for study either on campus in Australia or online. Depending on your country of citizenship you may be required to apply to CSU via an agent. Visit our International agents page for more information.

How to apply

Applying to CSU is easy. Choose how you want to apply below, or get in touch with CSU and we can help you with your application.

Universities Admissions Centre
(UAC)

Are you a school leaver wanting to study on campus?

Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre
(VTAC)

Want to study at Albury-Wodonga Campus and don’t live in NSW or ACT?

Charles Sturt University
(CSU)

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Apply direct to CSU

Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Important dates

15 Jan 2018
2018 Session 1 Extended Application date

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 1 Final date for late applications

23 Feb 2018
2018 Session 2 Applications open

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Apply anytime

Applications for our research degrees can be lodged at any time. Before applying, you should make contact with the appropriate Sub-Dean of Graduate Studies.

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