AU$38,400 (2024 annual)
When you choose the Nutrition Science major in a Bachelor of Science at RMIT, you enjoy flexibility with a degree that allows you to pursue specialisation in nutrition science while gaining practical real-world experience.
Explore the diverse aspects of human nutrition, ranging from the biochemistry of nutrients to their physiological effects on the body. Gain insights into the role of nutrition in preventing chronic diseases, promoting optimal growth and development, and enhancing overall health and vitality.
In a world where nutrition plays a central role in public health, there is a growing need for experts who can address global challenges such as malnutrition, obesity and food insecurity. By pursuing a Nutrition Science major, you will be prepared to make a positive impact through community outreach, public health initiatives and entrepreneurship.
This field embraces the concept of sustainable food systems, recognising the interplay between food production, environmental impact and human health. You will explore the intricate connections between nutrition, agriculture and sustainability, contributing to the development of solutions for a healthier and more sustainable future.
With the Bachelor of Science at RMIT you will enjoy a cross-disciplinary, flexible and personalised degree that allows you to pursue a range of diverse interest areas across business. You will gain practical real-world experience throughout your degree.
Learn from experienced practitioners and engage with industry through work placements and projects.
This major covers the full range of nutrition science, preparing you for a number of career paths.
Study in our state-of-the-art Food Innovation and Research Centre, developing practical skills in an industry-standard setting.
During my time as a nutrition major, I had an amazing experience with hands-on product development and gained valuable exposure to the food industry. RMIT's curriculum, supportive faculty, and industry connections makes it the ideal place for anyone passionate about a career in the food industry.
- Shiwangi Pradhananga, Bachelor of Science (Nutrition Science)
RMIT’s Bachelor of Science will equip you with the expertise, experience and professional skills to have a successful career as a scientist.
With the practical, research and soft skills developed and gained through your study in this degree, you can go on to work or undertake further study in a range of areas.
Potential careers for graduates of the Bachelor of Science who choose to major in Nutrition Science include:
The following guide will help you understand what your subject plan will look like if you decide to major in Nutrition Science with the Bachelor of Science:
You will undertake eight courses focusing on:
This combination of knowledge and skills will prepare you for the complexities of the modern science landscape and equip you to make a meaningful impact in your chosen career path.
The following majors (8 subjects per major) allow for a double major with biological sciences to be undertaken:
*Students wishing to complete a double major in Food Science and Technology and Nutrition Science must apply to transfer to BP199 Bachelor of Food Technology and Nutrition
This is just one of the 8 majors that you can choose from. Visit the Bachelor of Science course page to find full course information, explore your study options, and get details on entry requirements, pathways, fees, plan structure and more.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact Study@RMIT for more information.
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.