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Graduate Certificate in Nutrition

Program overview

Nutritionists and dietitians play a vital role in allied health; focussing on the impact food has on development, performance and general health and wellness at every stage of life. Specialist qualifications in this field offers a range of rewarding career opportunities such as working with people living with medical conditions, athletes, children and working in aged care facilities, media, and more! 

Bond’s Graduate Certificate in Nutrition will introduce you to foundational concepts in food science, communication, nutrition assessment methods and public health nutrition. You will benefit from the extensive professional experience of academics who work in a range of relevant fields including clinical dietetics, sports nutrition, the food industry, private practice, and public health nutrition.   

If you are already in the health sector, this program is designed to upskill and broaden your career opportunities in the nutrition and dietetics fields. 

If you are aiming to enrol in postgraduate medical study, the Graduate Certificate in Nutrition is a beneficial pre-medical program. The program is also suitable for updating your international dietitian qualifications to gain professional recognition in Australia.  

If your career ambition is to become an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), you can complete this program in four months and gain full credit to progress onto Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice.

Program code: CC-63039

CRICOS code: 079257M

Program overview

Nutritionists and dietitians play a vital role in allied health; focussing on the impact food has on development, performance and general health and wellness at every stage of life. Specialist qualifications in this field offers a range of rewarding career opportunities such as working with people living with medical conditions, athletes, children and working in aged care facilities, media, and more! 

Bond’s Graduate Certificate in Nutrition will introduce you to foundational concepts in food science, communication, nutrition assessment methods and public health nutrition. You will benefit from the extensive professional experience of academics who work in a range of relevant fields including clinical dietetics, sports nutrition, the food industry, private practice, and public health nutrition.   

If you are already in the health sector, this program is designed to upskill and broaden your career opportunities in the nutrition and dietetics fields. 

If you are aiming to enrol in postgraduate medical study, the Graduate Certificate in Nutrition is a beneficial pre-medical program. The program is also suitable for updating your international dietitian qualifications to gain professional recognition in Australia.  

If your career ambition is to become an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), you can complete this program in four months and gain full credit to progress onto Bond’s Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice.

Program code: CC-63039

CRICOS code: 079257M

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About this program

This certificate program is designed to build on undergraduate studies in the health and related sciences to develop specialist knowledge, skills and attitudes relating to human nutrition and health. Successful graduates from this certificate program are well-placed to progress to further studies via the Masters of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice to become qualified as a dietitian and receive full credit for subjects studied in this degree. This program is a useful pre-medical program for graduates with ambitions to enter post-graduate medical programs, as a pathway into postgraduate specialisation in nutrition or for internationally educated dietitians requiring professional updates before applying for Australian qualification recognition.

What you'll be studying

Study Overview

Be introduced to the foundational concepts in food science, communication, nutrition assessment and public health priorities.

Explore the functions, chemistry, composition, and nutritional properties of various food and develop the skills to assess and evaluate the nutritional status of individuals and populations.

Learn about food and nutrition issues in developing and developed countries and enhance your communication skills via technology, media, group education, and counselling techniques.

Program features

  • Broaden your options

    If you are already in the health sector, this program will broaden your range of career opportunities in the nutrition and dietetics fields. You will benefit from the extensive professional experience of academic staff who work in a range of relevant fields including clinical dietetics, sports nutrition, the food industry, private practice, and public health nutrition.

  • Build your network

    You will learn in small, discussion-based classes and in simulated learning environments with leading health scientists, practising nutritionists and dietitians, and researchers. You will also participate in, and are assessed on, practice-related activities outside the university environment to develop competency as nutrition professionals.

  • Pathway to a master's

    Be one step closer to practicing as an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (ADP). Upon completion of this program, you will be well-placed to progress to further studies via Bond’s Master of Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice, receiving full credit for the subjects studied in this program.

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