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In this major, you’ll explore nutrition across the lifespan and develop the skills to support healthier communities.

By taking advanced-level courses exploring the science of food and nutrition, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the impact of food and nutrition on health, fitness, and disease at various levels, from individual cells to entire populations.

In your third year of study, you'll have the option to enhance your employability through work experience when you undertake an industry placement.

For those looking to further their studies and become a dietitian, this major offers a direct pathway into the Master of Dietetics Studies. 
 

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:

  • Nutrition assistant
  • Health and well-being consultant
  • Fitness and weight loss consultant
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Meet the expert: exploring health and interprofessional education with Dr Norman Ng
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Is occupational therapy a good career?
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Careers

Is occupational therapy a good career?

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Meet the expert: instilling confidence in future physiotherapists with Dr Roma Forbes
Meet the expert, Dr Roma Forbes

UQ people

Meet the expert: instilling confidence in future physiotherapists with Dr Roma Forbes

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Meet the expert: exploring health and interprofessional education with Dr Norman Ng
Health expert Dr Norman Ng

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online study
  • Research experience
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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