Gain knowledge of nutrition, food science and related science subjects to work on improving health locally or internationally.
You can study towards a degree or postgraduate qualification.
Bachelor degrees (undergraduate)
Prepare for an important and rewarding career in public health, community nutrition, food science or food service with a Bachelor of Human Nutrition from VU.
Become a practising dietitian working to improve the health of individuals and communities, with a Bachelor of Nutritional Science/Master of Dietetics from Victoria University – enquire now.
Develop an understanding of nutrition and food in health and disease prevention, with the Undergraduate Certificate in Diet and Health from Victoria University.
Learn how to promote healthy food choices and apply current research and innovative approaches to treat a range of health conditions by completing a Master of Dietetics at Victoria University.
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Studying nutrition at VU
At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.
We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 3% of universities in the world.
You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.
My goal in returning to study was to be an example for my children and change the future for my family. VU was accepting, flexible, listened to me and had empathy for my needs. I was offered social and financial support and even counselling sessions.
Career options are diverse; depending on your specialisation, you might find work in:
- government programs
- humanitarian assistance
- international development work
- diet monitoring, in hospitals and aged care residences
- food service
- meal systems and staff management in institutional kitchens
- food-processing industries
- education and research institutes
- government food laboratories
- food wholesale and retail industries
- food safety and regulation bodies
- product marketing
- food quality assurance.
Colleges & research institutes
College of Health & Biomedicine
The College of Health & Biomedicine offers innovative courses, flexible pathways and a hands-on approach to learning to prepare you for the real world of work. We expect our student community to flourish as a result of our customisation of technology-enhanced learning and our strong partnerships with the healthcare industry.