Credit points


Minimum duration

0.5 year full-time

Approved locations

  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney


Available to international students not seeking to study on a Student Visa

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 also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

International applicants must also 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:

  1. have completed a Bachelor degree or higher; OR
  2. submit a resume alongside their formal application, demonstrating suitability for study and evidence of relevant industry experience and/or prior learning over a sustained period.

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Culinary Nutrition Science, a student must complete 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

a. 20 cp from Culinary Nutrition Units (Part A) AND

b. 20 cp from Elective units (Part B)

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, 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 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
NUTR500Advanced Culinary Nutrition Science in Practice10
NUTR504Foods for Special Diets in Practice10

Part B : Elective Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
NUTR505Research in Food Nutrition and Dietetics 110
NUTR603Engaging with Communities10
PUBH642Global Nutrition and Food Security10
HLSC603Organisational Culture and Management10
HLSC661Facilitative Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring10
MGMT641Organisational Dynamics and Behaviour10
BUSN602Money Management10
BUSN609Business Communication for the 21st Century10
EXSC668Performance Nutrition10
HLSC605Leadership in Health Care10
NUTR601Entrepreneurial Dietetic Practice10This unit is only available to practising dietitians
NUTR602Research in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics 210This unit is only available to practising dietitians
NUTR605Dietetic Practice and Management10This unit is only available to practising dietitians

Students may take Electives drawn from the Schedule of Unit Offerings (listed) and/or other units drawn from relevant ACU postgraduate programs; or by cross-institutional study with prior approval of the Course Coordinator.

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