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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


  • Compulsory off-campus and out-of-hours placements may be a key component of courses undertaken in this area of study. Placements can occur in metropolitan or rural settings.


Studies in nutrition and dietetics provide a strong biomedical science training and understanding of the role of food in our society.

Students undertake studies in health promotion and public health, and a major program-planning placement, as well as intensive full-time clinical experience in a range of settings.

Graduates will be well equipped to meet a broad range of vocational and academic opportunities and challenges. It is expected that graduates of Monash's bachelor degree in nutrition and dietetics will be eligible for membership of the Dietitians Association of Australia and can apply for Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) status.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

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Relevant Courses

  • 3404 Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • 3865 The honours degree of Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics