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Nutrition and Dietetics

Unit of study table

In this course teaching and learning takes place in accordance with the University’s approved semesters and teaching blocks, and as set out in the Sydney Nursing School Academic Calendar, approved by Academic Board.

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

Students complete a prescribed program of 96 credit points, including:
(a) 48 credit points of first year units of study; and
(b) 24 credit points being the dietetics training placement; and
(c) 24 credit points being the Nutrition Research Project.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

First year core units

NTDT5503
Dietary Intake and Nutritional Assessment
6 C (NTDT5602 or FMHU5001) and NTDT5601 and NTDT5604
NTDT5305
Food Service Management
6 P NTDT5601 and NTDT5503 and NTDT5604 and (NTDT5602 or FMHU5001)
C NTDT5608 and NTDT5307
NTDT5307
Medical Nutrition
12 P NTDT5503 and NTDT5601 and (NTDT5602 or FMHU5001) and NTDT5604
C NTDT5305 and NTDT5608
NTDT5601
Nutritional and Food Science
6 C (NTDT5602 or FMHU5001) and NTDT5503 and (NTDT5604 or NTDT5504)
FMHU5001
Foundations of Health Research
6 A Basic knowledge in mathematics
N MEDF5005 or NTDT5602
NTDT5604
Dietetics Professional Studies
6 C NTDT5601 and (NTDT5602 or FMHU5001) and NTDT5503
NTDT5608
Community and Public Health Nutrition
6 P NTDT5601 and (NTDT5602 or FMHU5001) and NTDT5604 and NTDT5503
C NTDT5305 and NTDT5307

NTDT5608 is available as an elective to students in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Medicine as well as the Master of Science in Medicine (Metabolic Health). For these students, there are no prerequisites for entry into NTDT5608.

Second year core units

NTDT5310
Nutrition Research Project
24 P NTDT5503 and NTDT5601 and (NTDT5602 or FMHU5001) and NTDT5604 and NTDT5305 and NTDT5307 and NTDT5608
NTDT5612
Dietetics Training Placement
24 P NTDT5601 and NTDT5503 and NTDT5604 and (NTDT5602 or FMHU5001) and NTDT5305 and NTDT5307 and NTDT5608

Department permission required for enrolment. Placements commence in late January or early July.