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What will I learn?

Are you passionate about health and nutrition and helping others to understand the relationship between them? The Master of Dietetics will enable you to pursue your dream of becoming dietitian, with the opportunity to become accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia.

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In this postgraduate course you will develop the professional and personal qualities required for dietetic practice in a variety of workplace settings. On campus studies are combined with supervised professional practice placement providing opportunities for you to gain knowledge and skills in clinical practice; an understanding of population health food service, community nutrition and public health nutrition and management experience. Professional practice placements may be in an urban or rural setting.

The Master of Dietetics includes studies in:

Personal development and professional practice
Determinants and influences of public health and nutrition
Nutrition fundamentals of health and disease
Food: From science to systems.

You will have the opportunity to apply theory to practice and develop research skills and knowledge relevant to nutrition and dietetic practice underpinning each of the four core areas of the program.

This coursework only Masters degree will provide you with excellent opportunities to develop research skills in preparation for PhD entry.

This postgraduate course aims to prepare graduates with the professional and personal qualities required for future dietetic practice in a variety of workplace settings. The course integrates academic teaching and learning with clinical, population health, food service, research and management experience and is undertaken in both academic and professional practice placement settings (e.g., clinical, food service, community nutrition and public health nutrition). Professional practice placements may be in an urban or rural setting.

The objectives of the Master of Dietetics have been classified according to the four themes of the course:

Personal development and professional practice
Determinants and influences of public health and nutrition
Nutrition fundamentals of health and disease
Food: From science to systems.

Applied and practical learning experiences will traverse all themes to support the integrated approach to the teaching and learning of this course. The development of skills and knowledge in research relevant and/or applied to nutrition and dietetic practice will underpin each of the four core themes of the is coursework only Masters degree provides graduates with excellent opportunities to develop research skills in preparation for PhD entry.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

CRICOS

084910M

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$45,500.00 (US$ 33,800) per year
Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Monash University

Clayton Campus,

Wellington Road,

MONASH UNIVERSITY,

Victoria,

3800, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry level 2: An Australian master's degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average. Entry level 3 An Australian master's degree (or equivalent) with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years of full time equivalent relevant professional experience OR An Australian master's degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline with at least a credit (60%) average degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline with at least a credit (60%) average.

For international students

Entry level 1:

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area of study* with a credit (60%) average. The undergraduate degree must have been completed in the past 10 years unless you have been assessed as having work experience that the Faculty considers equivalent. A second food /nutrition subject at any level is desirable (e.g. food science, nutrition science, lifespan nutrition).

* Relevant areas of study include: biomedical science, science, health sciences, nutrition, food science and exercise science.

Entry level 2:

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Nutrition Science with minimum credit average (60%) . The undergraduate degree must have been completed in the past 10 years unless you have been assessed as having work experience that the Faculty considers equivalent.

Level C

IELTS (Academic): 7.0 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.5, Reading 6.5, Writing 6.5 and Speaking 6.5

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 58, Reading 58, Speaking 58 and Writing 58

TOEFL Internet-based test: 94 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 19, Listening 20, Speaking 20 and Writing 24

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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