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Bachelor of Food and Nutrition - Online

The Bachelor of Food and Nutrition aims to give you a thorough understanding of food and human nutrition, and prepare you for a career in various fields related to the promotion of health at individual and community levels.

Key details

Duration
3 - 6 years full-time
Course Code
HBFN
Study Mode
Online

About this course

The Bachelor of Food and Nutrition aims to give you a thorough understanding of food and human nutrition, and prepare you for a career in various fields related to the promotion of health at individual and community levels. You'll study biosciences, principles of nutrition, food science and food skills, nutrition and disease, nutritional needs over the lifespan and for sports performance, and social and public health aspects of nutrition. This course is delivered online in partnership with Open Universities Australia. For more information please visit the Open Universities Australia website. In order to participate successfully in this course, students must have reliable internet access. In this course you will be required to completed cooking and food science practicals/assessment tasks in your own kitchen or one you arrange to access. You will need to purchase ingredients and have access to standard kitchen equipment including a digital thermometer and digital scales. Cooking or handling foods from across all food groups (including red meat, eggs and milk) is part of the required coursework. Sensory analysis requiring the tasting of food, is at your discretion to accommodate special dietary requirements. Students should direct any questions to the Course Coordinators prior to enrolment.

Entry requirements

Health sciences courses

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at La Trobe University.
84.4%
Overall satisfaction
87.4%
Skill scale
75.4%
Teaching scale
50.8%
Employed full-time
$54k
Average salary