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Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics for 2014

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Why study Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics?

Growing awareness of the link between diet and health is pushing dietitians to the forefront of health care.

Research also shows how the right diet can help treat diseases, enabling dietitians to play an important role in the care of people with illness.

Our course provides hands-on practical experience in a range of healthcare and research settings, with state of the art research equipment and facilities as well as highly qualified and experienced investigators at Human BASE. Our facilities feature a sleep laboratory, commercial kitchen, exercise and fitness studios, phlebotomy, body composition and anthropometric suites plus consulting rooms.

You will have to opportunity to learn from researchers who specialise in diverse areas including dietary intake and metabolism, public health nutrition, functional foods, sports nutrition and exercise science, body composition, hunger and satiety.

The course integrates teaching and clinical practice and offers a range of major studies in clinical nutrition, population health, research and food services management, giving you many career options. You will also attend practical placements in hospitals, community health and local government setting in your final two years.

Professional recognitions

Australian

The course is accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia and meets its national competency standards for entry-level dieticians. Graduates are eligible to become Accredited Practicing Dietitians.

Domestic

Entry requirements

Clearly in ATAR score (2014):

  • 89.75 (Clayton)

View entry requirements and applications for domestic students

Duration

4 years full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Average annual student contribution
$ 8,850 AUD
Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Clayton: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Course code: 3404

CRICOS code: 075337K

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

4 years full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 38,900 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Clayton: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Course code: 3404

CRICOS code: 075337K

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Contact

Telephone: +61 3 9903 4788
Online Enquiry: Enquire Now

Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

Equivalent Australian Year 12.

VCE prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 30 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 30 in Chemistry.

International Baccalaureate subject prerequisites

  • A score of at least 5 in English SL or 4 in English HL or 6 in English B SL or 5 in English B HL, and
  • A score of at least 5 in chemistry SL or 4 in chemistry HL.

Extra requirements

ADDITIONAL YEAR 12 SUBJECT RECOMMENDATION

While not a prerequisite subject, VCE units 3 & 4 in biology are recommended.

Local students applying directly from completion of VCE (or equivalent) are required only to complete a VTAC application. No supplementary information form and no interview is required.

Local students NOT applying directly from completing VCE,(eg: graduates, TAFE, other university) applicants must complete and submit a Monash Supplementary Information Form online, see the [[http://www.adm.monash.edu.au/admissions/vtac][VTAC admissions webpage by the date specified on the form. Applicants will be ranked for interview according to meeting the course prerequisites and Grade Point Average (GPA), as well as their responses to the supplementary form, and will be notified, if required, to attend an interview in December by telephone or email.

Current Monash students applying for a course transfer to this course need to complete a Course Transfer Application and the Monash Supplementary Information Form. Refer to the webpage

ALL APPLICANTS must notify the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics by email nutrition.dietetics@monash.edu of any changes to their address or telephone details subsequent to submission of the supplementary form.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Entry scores

Qualification Clayton
2014 ATAR clearly in for CSP 89.75

Applications

Semester one (March)

Applications for on campus studies should be made online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Semester two (July)

This course is not available for Second Semester (July) entry.

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

VCE prerequisites

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English (EAL) or 30 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 30 in Chemistry.

International Baccalaureate subject prerequisites

  • A score of at least 5 in English SL or 4 in English HL or 6 in English B SL or 5 in English B HL, and
  • A score of at least 5 in chemistry SL or 4 in chemistry HL.

English requirements for international students

Gaining the required result in one of the following tests of English language:

IELTS score of 7.0 with no individual band score less than 6.5.

A TOEFL minimum test score of either;

in the written TOEFL, 587 with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of at least 4.5; or

in the internet-based TOEFL, an overall score of at least 94 with at least 24 in writing, 19 in reading and no less than 20 in listening and speaking.

This course also accepts the Monash English Bridging Program as meeting the English language requirements.

Special entry requirements

ADDITIONAL YEAR 12 SUBJECT RECOMMENDATION

While not a prerequisite subject, studies in biology are recommended.

All international students studying Year 12 and IB in Australia, DO NOT need to complete a Monash Supplementary Form. They should apply through VTAC as a school leaver.

Other international students must apply through International Recruitment Services and this is an online application through the website. International applicants are not required to complete the supplementary form

All other international applicants should refer to the international section from the Nutrition and Dietetics Course Finder page.

Non School Leaver International students are NOT required to attend an interview EXCEPT for Graduate Entry applicants applying to gain a place from Year 3 of the Nutrition and Dietetics course at Monash.

ALL APPLICANTS must notify the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics by email nutrition.dietetics@monash.edu of any changes to their address or telephone details subsequent to submission of the supplementary form.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Entry scores

2014 international qualification entry requirements and scores for this course are available from the Undergraduate Qualifications Database.

Qualification Clayton
International Baccalaureate 36
A Level GCE (Click on the Undergraduate Qualifications Database link above for details on how the A-Level score is calculated.) 12

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash

Semester two (July)

This course currently doesn't have places available for mid-year entry.

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

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