Are you ready to shape healthy communities in the food and nutrition sector?

Explore our study guide and see where a food and nutrition degree can take you.

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You can confidently choose Deakin

Deakin’s courses are recognised by industry, recommended by your peers and will make you a highly sought-after graduate.

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Become a food and nutrition expert

Explore our food and nutrition degrees and find out which one is right for you.

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+257,300 health + social assistance
+14,600 health diagnosis + promotion
+1,200 nutrition professionals
+10,600 advertising + marketing

Take advantage of outstanding jobs growth

There is strong demand for food and nutrition specialists across a range of sectors, such as healthcare, marketing, quality assurance and government. Equipped with professional recognition and practical experience, you'll graduate ready to meet this demand – with 15% growth projected over the next five years.¹

Our interactive learning platform brings the classroom to you

Study online and take full control over how you study.
You can study online and on campus, too.

Flexible online learning

Our flexible degrees let you continue your career while you study. You can learn at your own pace, when and where it suits you, without compromising quality or support.

  • 80%

    of Deakin students found studying had a positive impact on their career.

  • 90%

    of graduates say they’d recommend studying at Deakin to family, friends or colleagues.⁵

Where could a Deakin degree take you?

Play a key role in ensuring communities have access to the right food and information. Here's what our graduates have to say about their time at Deakin.

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Safira Esperanca Da Cruz Carvalho

Bachelor of Nutrition Science

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The ability to choose the major sequence was a factor that sparked my interest in my field of study. In addition, all the core subjects are exceptional and interrelated, and the nutrition practicum unit allows students to complete placements in industries, NGOs, governments, and clinical settings.

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Natalie Gardner

Master of Human Nutrition

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My course taught me much of the content necessary to be a successful nutritionist. I feel like I have a comprehensive grasp of the nutrition industries and the multitude of sectors which influence and are involved in the food industry. This knowledge will help me to choose a path in the nutrition sciences which aligns best with my expertise and interests.

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Asiatu Hatibu Mbwambo

Master of Nutrition and Population Health

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Since I graduated from Deakin I got to transfer from being a nutritionist in a district and moved to Ministerial level where I engage with so many stakeholders from community level, development partners up to ministers.

Graduate ready for the jobs of tomorrow

You can confidently choose Deakin – for the past 40 years we’ve been perfecting distance and online learning.

Ready to launch a career you love?

Explore our study guide and see where a food and nutrition degree can take you.

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What you get in the guide:

 Entry criteria             Course structure

 Course content        How to apply 

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