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NUTR71-118: International Nutrition Practice


This subject focuses on developing graduate competencies relevant to international nutrition and dietetic practice, including developing advanced-level cultural competency and demonstrating professional leadership. This subject explores nutrition and dietetic practice from an international perspective, including consideration of the effects of different cultural, political, economic and physical environments on nutrition and dietetic issues and priorities and the nature of professional practice. This subject will give students opportunity to develop and demonstrate resilient leadership and cultivate practical problem solving skills in a range of culturally relevant scenarios.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $3,544
  • Commencing in 2018: $3,703

Learning outcomes

1. Evaluate the impact of different cultural, political, economic and physical environments on nutrition and dietetic issues and priorities in different countries.
2. Demonstrate and apply cultural competency in nutrition and dietetic practice.
3. Adapt nutrition and dietetic practice to be appropriate to the specific socio-cultural, economic and organisational context of health care
4. Critically assess opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of nutrition and dietetic practice in different country contexts.
5. Develop and apply skills in leadership, team building, networking, and communication in an international nutrition context
6. Demonstrate a professional, ethical and entrepreneurial approach advocating for excellence in nutrition and dietetics.


Admission into CC-63041 - Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice AND NUTR71-703 - Professional Placement Internship - Community and Public Health Nutrition AND NUTR71-117 - Management and Leadership for Nutrition Professionals

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018