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Specialisation

Nutrition

Bachelor of Health Sciences

For a successful future in nutrition or diet, you need an understanding of nutrition sciences to achieve healthy eating outcomes and reduce the burden of diet-related disease.

This major includes studies in biomedical science, biochemistry, nutrition science, behavioural sciences and food sciences, and the political, environmental, commercial and social factors affecting food supply, choices and health. It also covers health systems, public and Indigenous health.

Highlights

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Nutritionist
  • Dietitian
  • Diabetes educator
  • Naturopath
  • Nutrition scientist

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Nutrition Science
  • Community & Public Health Nutrition
  • Physiology and Pharmacology of Human Disease

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 1, 2021, we'll be teaching courses on campus and online. Delivery modes vary for each course and may change in future semesters.

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