Program mission, goals and objectives
The mission of the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice program at Bond University is to prepare competent, entry-level dietitians for practice in Australia and the rest of the world who improve health and performance through collaborative, innovative and evidence-based practice and research.
Outcome data measuring achievement of program objectives is available on request. To request more information, email [email protected].
The program goals and corresponding objectives (Key Performance Indicators [KPIs]) are as outlined below.
Prepare competent, collaborative graduate dietitians for existing and emerging areas of dietetics practice and research in Australia and the rest of the world.
At least 80% of research internship preceptors* one year after the graduation of their research interns “agree” or “strongly agree” regarding graduates' preparation to work at an entry level in the nutrition and dietetics research field
At least 80% of elective internship preceptors* at the conclusion of students’ final research internship report “agree” or “strongly agree” regarding students’ preparation to work at an entry level in nutrition and dietetics practice
At least 90% of employers* of Program graduates in their first year of employment report “agree” or “strongly agree” regarding the graduate’s knowledge and skill preparation for entry-level practice
At least 80% of program students complete program/degree requirements within 3 years (150% of program length)
* Proportions relate to those who respond to a survey
Prepare graduates to apply knowledge and skills relevant to the innovative and evidence-based practice of nutrition and dietetics.
At least 90% of graduates* after their first year of employment report “agree” or “strongly agree” regarding their knowledge and skill preparation for entry level nutrition and dietetics practice.
Of graduates who seek employment, at least 70% are employed in nutrition and dietetics, or related fields within 12 months of graduation.
Of graduates who seek Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) status, at least 80% will become APDs within 12 months of program completion.
*Proportions relate to those who respond to a survey