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

The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) is supported by a strong underpinning of biological and social sciences subjects. Your studies broaden throughout the degree to include nutritional biochemistry, weight management, clinical nutrition, dietary planning, sports nutrition, nutritional physiology research and public health nutrition. These theories and concepts are put into practice through developing clinical skills and clinical experience in Endeavour's Wellnation Clinics.

Graduate Nutritionists may choose to enter clinical practice, either in private practice or in an integrative or other healthcare settings. Nutritionists are also entering industry based roles in areas such as product development, education, corporate health and nutraceutical sales and marketing.

Course structure

View the subjects in the current Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) course structure. Subject outlines are available by clicking on the subject title.

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Code Subject title Online On campus
BIOC211 Pathology and Clinical Science 1
BIOP211 Pharmacology
NMDF211 Nutritional Biochemistry
BIOE221 Clinical Examination
NMDE211 Energetics of Food
HMCL211 Clinical Skills 1
Semester 4
Semester 5
Semester 6

Practitioner focussed

The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) contains more than % of clinical or practical subjects.

Endeavour students are some of the most prepared in Australia to enter clinical practice.

As you progress through your Bachelor of Health Science (Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine) degree you will gain significant clinical experience at Endeavour’s on-campus teaching clinics under supervision of academics.

You will develop and hone your skills to run or work within a successful clinic, including patient assessment & management, patient recruitment & continuity of care, customer service and dispensary management.

Professional associations

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

Please note: Graduates are eligible to practise as a Nutritionist and seek membership with the professional associations listed above. 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).

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 the 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.