Monash University

Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any 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


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Studies in nutrition provide strong biomedical science training, development of research skills and a comprehensive understanding of the role of food in our society.

All students study health promotion and public health, and depending on the course may undertake a community placement and clinical and food service experience in a range of settings, or a research project.

Graduates will be well equipped to meet a broad range of vocational and academic opportunities and challenges.


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
  • 3956 Bachelor of Nutrition Science
  • 3865 The honours degree of Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics