Flinders University

Australia ,Adelaide | Adelaide

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Duration: 24
  • $ 43500/year
  • IELTS: 6.5(6)
  • Master

A public research university with its headquarters in Adelaide, Flinders University has 11 sites spread across South Australia and the Northern Territory. Since its founding in 1966, Flinders University has provided higher degree research supervision across all disciplines and more than 160 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. New information and communication technologies are used in many courses to enhance in-person instruction and offer flexible possibilities. Southern Australia is home to several campuses for Flinders University. The university's main campus, Bedford Park, is located 12 kilometers from Adelaide's downtown. It provides a wide range of academic amenities like spacious study areas, a sizable library, constant Wi-Fi, and computer laboratories. Additionally, it has first-rate sports and exercise facilities, such as weight rooms, cardio rooms, well-equipped gyms, a cricket field, and fields for baseball, football, and soccer. The university's Victoria Square campus, located in the heart of Adelaide's CBD, is another superb location for students to learn and develop. Tonsley is home to another campus of Flinders University. It also includes a number of external teaching sites spread out across South Australia, Victoria, and the Northern Territory in addition to the three main campuses. Numerous research, graduate, and postgraduate programs are available at Flinders University in a variety of subject areas, including business, creative arts, education, engineering, environment, government, health sciences, humanities, information technology, law, medicine, nursing, psychology, public health, science, social sciences, and social work. More than 2,600 employees and over 26,000 students are housed at the university. The organization is a member of the International Network of Universities (INU) and Innovative Research Universities (IRU). Through partnerships with international institutions in Asia, North America, and Europe, it provides a range of study abroad and student exchange programs.

Advance your knowledge of nutrition and dietetics, the pathophysiology of nutrition-related illnesses, health promotion, communication skills, and clinical, food service, community, and public health nutrition. This curriculum is designed to educate students for careers as nutritionists or dietitians. Graduates will be able to combine and apply advanced theoretical knowledge, skills, and qualities to promoting health and preventing and treating diet-related disorders in a variety of contexts. Graduates can apply scientific principles and critical thinking abilities to assess the larger environment influencing food supply and eating habits, as well as evaluate new advancements in this continuously changing field. The programme is taught at Flinders University's College of Nursing and Health Sciences and is based on approaches that promote lifelong learning in nutrition and dietetics. Lectures, tutorials, field placements, site visits, food practicals, and student seminars and presentations are among the teaching and learning modalities used. A range of evaluation methodologies are used, including peer and self-assessment, as well as competency-based field placement assessment. The provision of practice-focused learning strategies (for example, case studies, role-plays, simulated therapy, and group sessions) is prioritized. Cooperative and self-directed learning will be encouraged, in keeping with the course's postgraduate level, and you will have the option to negotiate aspects of curriculum, learning methodologies, and assessment in some themes. In Australia, there are currently over 5,000 registered dietitians. About half of them work in hospitals, providing patient care and education, while the rest work in fields as diverse as community health, public health, food service management, sports nutrition, the food business, health service management, teaching, and research. Aid organizations and government ministries also hire dietitians. Among the possible occupations are: - Dietitian in clinical practice - Sports nutritionist - Consultant and independent practitioner - A nutritionist who works in rehabilitation - Dietitian for community health - Diabetes instructor - Dietitian in the food business - Officer in charge of research projects - Officer in charge of health promotion. Among the potential employers are: - Hospitals - Community health clinics - Consultation and private practice - Food manufacturing industries - Institutions of higher learning. Lectures, tutorials, field placements, site visits, food practicals, and student seminars and presentations will all be part of your academic curriculum. The nutrition care process, food service and professional practice, research methodologies and critical thinking in human nutrition, communication and nutrition counselling, and clinical nutrition and dietetics are among the topics covered. This course includes clinical internships designed to provide you the hands-on experience you'll need in the industry. There are interesting and diverse placement opportunities available in a variety of rural and interstate health settings. Travel and lodging expenses to remote and interstate postings will be covered.

FEES: Tuition: $43500 per year

IELTS: 6.5(6) Academics: 2.8 GPA

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