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Curtin University

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Master of Dietetics

  • Masters (Coursework)

Learn to educate individuals and groups in medical nutrition therapy and public health nutrition programs.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
MG-DIETS
Study Mode
In person

About this course

Dietetics involves the study of those medical aspects of disease which have a dietary component in prevention or treatment. It is concerned with the science and art of providing medical nutrition therapy and public health nutrition programs for individuals and groups differing widely in economic, social, psychological and physiological conditions.

Study locations

Perth

What you will learn

  • apply knowledge in key areas of nutrition; integrate research principles into practice and extend knowledge of food and nutrition issues
  • critically review literature and reflect on issues to generate innovative solutions for issues arising in human nutrition.
  • appraise a range of data for assessing health status of individuals, groups and populations to inform future outcomes
  • collaborate with clients, carers and health care teams; document appropriately to the discipline
  • critique and apply appropriate technologies used in food and nutrition programs
  • articulate reflective practice in the acquisition of knowledge and skills related to own dietetic practice and career development
  • apply global perspective to nutrition causes and treatment of chronic diseases
  • demonstrate cultural awareness and sensitivity in local and international contexts; recognise the importance of communicating in a culturally respectful way
  • establish and maintain ethical and professional practices in the workplace; develop collaborative relationships and networks to advocate for individuals, groups and the profession; demonstrate professional leadership and practices to promote nutrition.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Curtin University.
86%
Overall satisfaction
83.3%
Skill scale
74.7%
Teaching scale
74.4%
Employed full-time
$75k
Average salary