Master of Human Nutrition

Build advanced skills and knowledge to work effectively as a nutritionist with this Master of Human Nutrition course from Deakin University. 

A holistic qualification grounded in a broad range of related scientific fields, this course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to work as a nutritionist, and give you invaluable insights into the contemporary role of nutritionists in individual, population and societal health. 

You'll learn about the role of nutrition and diet in health, and consider broader intersections, including biology, social and political considerations as they relate to health. This course draws content from related disciplines such as food science, biochemistry, physiology, epidemiology, psychology, sociology and policy, offering you significant flexibility and the opportunity to develop a broad foundation of scientific knowledge. 

With opportunities to undertake advanced research, this qualification will allow you to contribute effectively to the study, practise and development of human nutrition science, in order to help people and communities thrive. 

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  • Awarded by

    Deakin University

  • Qualification

    Master's Degree

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    1 year full-time or 2 years part-time (8 credit points); or 1.5 years full-time or 3 years part-time (12 credit points)

  • Start date

    3 intake dates each year - enquire today!