Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine)

Next intake

June 5, 2023

Campus locations

Brisbane (Meanjin), Sydney (Gadigal), Melbourne (Naarm), Adelaide (Tarndanya), Gold Coast (Yugambeh), Perth (Boorloo)

Course length

3 years full-time
Part-time options available

Contact hours

From 12 hours per week (part-time)


Available for domestic students

Payment options

FEE-HELP available for domestic students
Upfront payment

International admissions

Clinical nutritionists integrate traditional food wisdom and current scientific evidence to motivate individuals and communities to eat well and live healthier lives.

Learn how to improve lives through food with the Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Dietetic Medicine). Deep dive into biological and social sciences, nutritional biochemistry, weight management, clinical nutrition, dietary planning, sports nutrition, nutritional physiology research, public health nutrition and more, and put theories and concepts are put into practice in our Wellness Clinics.

"Endeavour has exceeded my expectations in its course content and delivery. The tutorials and support and forums are so valuable, I’ve found if you have a question, reach out. It will always get answered."

Rachel Dhanjal

Nutrition student

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to integrate traditional food wisdom and current scientific evidence to motivate individuals and communities to eat well and live healthier lives.
  • Prepare client centred, evidence-based treatment plans which support client health and consider the three pillars of clinical nutrition (diet, lifestyle, supplementation).
  • Develop an understanding of how different foods influence function and balance in the body as a whole and in specific organ systems, by way of their energetic properties.
  • Refine your clinic management, decision-making and marketing skills that are instrumental to your future career – all within the on campus, practical, consumer environment of our Wellness Clinics.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be skilled to pursue several career paths, including:

  • Private practise
  • Clinical practise
  • Content creation
  • Product development
  • Nutrition support services
  • Research, education, clinic management, sales or marketing.

The number of people working as Complementary Health Therapists (in their main job) grew very strongly over 5 years: from 6,400 in 2014 to 7,600 in 2019, with an additional 8000+ jobs predicted by 2024.

Student and Alumni Profiles

Career Outlook

Learn more about Ally Bongard's career path in Nutrition.

Alumni Profile

Check out our interview with Nutrition alumna Gina Urlich.

Course Structure

The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) is offered in mixed mode, with a combination of online, blended, live-streamed and on campus subjects. Your 1st year of study is completed fully online.

  • Online – digital structured learning, supported by our expert academics. You can study these subjects at any time during the week within specified delivery periods.
  • On campus – attend live classes on one of our 6 campuses during specific timetabled times throughout the week.
  • Livestream – attend live classes virtually at specific timetabled times throughout the week. Supported by online study materials.
  • Blended – a mixture of live classes (could be scheduled on campus or via livestream) and online content delivery.

Code Subject Title Outline

Contact our admissions team for additional details on the delivery mode for each subject.

Endeavour Clinic

Students gain significant clinical experience at Endeavour Wellness Clinics under the supervision of qualified practitioners. Book a Nutrition appointment today or simply drop in for a first-hand look at where you'll complete your practical/clinical subjects.

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Clinical Nutritionist Recognition

Graduates are entitled to practice as clinical nutritionists and can exclusively showcase Endeavour's trademarked Clinical Nutritionist logo as part of their branded marketing materials.


Educational Pathways

If you have fully or partially completed a qualification with another provider (either at a Higher Education or Vocational Education and Training level), you may receive advanced standing towards your Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) degree via our Educational Pathways process.

Endeavour is one of the very few institutions in Australia that maps individual subjects into each of our degree programs. We created an Articulation Abacus to provide a visual interpretation of calculating educational credit points, so you can see how close to gaining a degree you really are.

Use our online Articulation Abacus to calculate possible credit based on your previous studies.

Professional Associations

Endeavour's Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) Graduates may apply for membership with the following professional associations:

Please note: this degree does not meet the professional accreditation requirements of the Dietitian's Association of Australia (DAA) for graduates to practice as an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD).

Vaccination Requirements

Currently there are no state-based vaccination mandates.

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Diploma of Health Science - Nutrition elective stream

If you are interested in learning more about nutrition and gaining foundational knowledge of biological and social sciences, the Diploma of Health Science – Nutrition elective stream can be your pathway (with up to 33% credit*) to Endeavour's Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine).

Undergraduate Certificate in Building Health Through Nutrition

A short, FEE-HELP approved, higher education course that can be completed fully online in only 6 months full-time. This course covers material found in our Bachelor degrees and can provide up to 17% credit* into Endeavour's Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine).

Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)

The Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) has common 1st year subjects to our Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine degree. It provides students a deep understanding of social and biological sciences, nutrition, dietary planning, lifestyle education, botany and herbal medicine.

*Please view Endeavour's Articulation Abacus for an up-to-date indication of potential credits


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