Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)

Program code

1436

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

4 years full-time

Credit points

320

Indicative fee

$32,500.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Year 1, 2 and Year 3/Tri 1 of Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics with 5.0 GPA

    (more)

7.0

IELTS (Academic) (more)

CRICOS code

084289E

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For the award of Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) [BNutrDiet(Hons)], you must successfully complete 320 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 40 credit points for the dissertation courses.

Exit points

To be eligible to exit with the award of Bachelor of Nutrition, you must successfully complete 240 credit points as specified in the course list.

To be eligible to exit with the award of Bachelor of Nutrition (Honours), you must successfully complete 320 credit points including:

  • 40 credit points for the dissertation courses;
  • 40 credit points of advanced listed electives.

To exit, you should apply for a program transfer.

Designated courses for the purposes of exclusion

The courses listed below are designated for the purposes of the University policy on Academic Standing, Progression and Exclusion. A student who fails a designated course will be subject to review by the Health Assessment Board and may be excluded from the program.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3101AHS Medical Nutrition Therapy 1  10
Tri 1 3144AHS Food Service Management  10
Tri 1 3104AHS Nutrition Education  10
Tri 1,2 4110AHS Individual Case Management Practicum  20
Tri 1,2 4111AHS Food Service Management Practicum  10
Tri 1,2 4112AHS Community and Public Health Nutrition Practicum  10
Tri 2 3102AHS Medical Nutrition Therapy 2  10
Tri 2 3103AHS Community and Public Health Nutrition  10
Tri 2 3100AHS Communication and Counselling in Dietetics  10

Honours

Classification of Honours

This degree with Honours may be awarded in the following classes:

  • Class I Honours
  • Class IIA Honours
  • Class IIB Honours

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined on the basis of the GPA achieved for the 80 credit points of nominated courses and a minimum percentage for the Dissertation as outlined in the Calculation of Honours Classification section of the Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy.

The 80 credit points of nominated courses are as follows:

If you do not achieve the standard necessary to be awarded Class IIB Honours, you will be required to transfer to the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (1355) or Bachelor of Nutrition (1553) to be awarded the degree without Honours.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Students admitted to this program will have met the admission requirements and have successfully completed the courses listed below for Years 1, 2 and 3 (or Year 3 for the Graduate Entry students). Students will then complete the courses as listed in Year 4 below.

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 1001MSC Chemistry of Biological Systems I  10
Tri 2 1014MSC Cells, Tissues and Regulation  10
Tri 2 1016MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems I  10
Tri 2,3 1205MED Health Challenges for the 21st Century  10
Tri 3 1005MSC Genes and Disease  10
Tri 3 1008HSV Interpersonal Skills  10
Tri 3 1015MSC Chemistry of Biological Systems II  10
Tri 3 1017MSC Anatomy and Physiology Systems II  10

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1206AHS Food, Society and the Nutrition Workforce  10
Tri 1 2008MSC Structural Biochemistry  10
Tri 1 2012AHS Integrated Systems Physiology  10
Tri 1 2210AHS Nutrition  10
Tri 2 2002MSC Pathophysiology  10
Tri 2 2011MSC Metabolism  10
Tri 2 2218MED Needs Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation  10
Tri 2 2220AHS Food Science  10

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2214MED Public Health Research Methods  10
Tri 1 3101AHS Medical Nutrition Therapy 1  10
Tri 1 3144AHS Food Service Management  10
Tri 1 3104AHS Nutrition Education  10
Tri 2 3002MSC Pharmacology  10
OR
Tri 3 2018PHM Pharmacology  10
Tri 2 3100AHS Communication and Counselling in Dietetics  10
Tri 2 3102AHS Medical Nutrition Therapy 2  10
Tri 2 3103AHS Community and Public Health Nutrition  10

Exit point: Students who have completed the prescribed core courses in Years 1-3 have the option to exit with the Bachelor of Nutrition (1553). Students who have completed the prescribed core courses in Years 1-3 but do not wish to undertake (or are unable to successfully complete) the practicum component in Year 4 have the option to transfer to the Bachelor of Nutrition (Honours) (1549).

To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.

Year 4

You must complete the 40 credit point professional practice placement (in either Trimester 1 or 2) and choose the 40 credit point Honours dissertation in the remaining trimester

You will need to be available for the professional practice placement for five full days for 20 weeks when undertaking Professional Practice courses in either Trimester 1 or 2 in their final year. All Professional Practice courses are co-requisites and you must enrol in all courses in the trimester in which you undertake placement.

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 4110AHS Individual Case Management Practicum (capstone course) 20
Tri 1,2 4111AHS Food Service Management Practicum (capstone course) 10
Tri 1,2 4112AHS Community and Public Health Nutrition Practicum (capstone course) 10
Tri 1,2 6001AHS_P1 Honours Dissertation  20
Tri 1,2 6001AHS_P2 Honours Dissertation  20