Credit points


Minimum duration

0.5 years full time.

Students who have received a Commonwealth Supported Place under the Australian Government Job-Ready Graduates Package 2021 must complete the course prior to 31 December 2021.

Approved locations

  • Blacktown
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney

EFTSL value of units : All 10cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a credit point (cp) value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:


English Standard (Band 2) or English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Band 3)


Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.


Completion requirements

To qualify for the Undergraduate Certificate in Nutrition Science, a student must complete 40 credit points from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 40cp from Specified Units (Part A)

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Program Map, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
CHEM105Foundations of Chemistry10
BIOL123Cells and Tissues - the Fabric of Life10
NUTR101Introduction to Nutrition10
PUBH102Foundations of Health Promotion10

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