Postgraduate study in Nutrition and Dietetics

What can you study in Nutrition and Dietetics?

You can study the Nutrition and Dietetics specialisation in the Master of Health Sciences programme.

This two-year masters programme provides learning in applied nutrition, public health nutrition, food service management and professional skills.

You will learn the core skills required for patient-centred care, clinical reasoning and evidence-based practice. You will also complete a research thesis in order to provide a foundation for evidence-based practice.

Through this course you will also learn to be culturally aware, a good communicator, an empathic listener and a skilled educator to educate patients in their nutritional requirements for their care.

The learnings are supported by practical skills developed through small group learning and 20 weeks of placement in a range of dietetic settings.

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Where can postgraduate study in Nutrition and Dietetics take you?

Jobs related to Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Dietitian
  • Health educator
  • Health promotion
  • Health services manager
  • Research