Bachelor of Science / Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor of Science/ Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
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Course resolutions
1 Course codes
Code  Course title 

LH026  Bachelor of Science/ Master of Nutrition and Dietetics 
LC005  Master of Nutrition and Dietetics 
2 Attendance pattern
3 Master's type
4 Admission to candidature
5 Requirements for award
6 Majors
7 Progression rules
8 Requirements for the Honours degree
9 Award of the degree
10 Course transfer
11 Transitional provisions
In your junior year you should complete:
 12 credit points in the science areas of Maths and Statistics, including 3 credit points of Statistics
 12 credit points in the science subject area of Chemistry
 6 credit points in the science subject area of Biology, selected from Concepts in Biology, Concepts in Biology (Adv) or Human Biology or Human Biology (Adv) (BIOL1001 or 1901 or 1003 or 1903)
 MBLG1001 and PSYC1001
 6 credit points as an elective in a science subject area
Sample Bachelor of Science / Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
Sem 
Unit of study 1 
Unit of study 2 
Unit of study 3 
Unit of study 4 
Unit of study 5 
Total 


Year 1 
1 
MATH1XXX 
MATH1XXX 
BIOL1001 or 1911 or 1X03 
PSYC1001 
CHEM1XXX 

3 
3 
6 
6 
6 
24 

2 
MATH1XXX 
MATH1XXX 
MBLG1X01 
Science elective 
CHEM1XXX


3 
3 
6 
6 
6 
24 

Year 2 
1 
MBLG2X71 
PHSI2X05 
Science intermediate elective 
Science intermediate elective 

6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

2 
BCHM2X72 
PHSI2X06 
Science intermediate elective 
Science intermediate elective 

6 
6 
6 
6 
24 

Year 3 
1 
12 credit points towards a major in Biochemistry or Physiology or Microbiology or Psychology 
Senior Science elective 
Senior Science elective 

12 
6 
6 
24 

2 
12 credit points to complete major chosen in semester 1 
Senior Science elective 
Senior Science elective 

12 
6 
6 
24 

144  
Years 4 & 5 

All units for the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics degree, listed in the postgraduate Nutrition section. 

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Table 1G: Bachelor of Science/ Master of Nutrition and Dietetics
Unit of study  Credit points  A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition  Session 

Table 1G: Bachelor of Science/ Master of Nutrition and Dietetics Double Degree 

First year 

Students are required to complete:  
(i) BIOL1001 or 1911 or 1003 or 1903  
(ii) 12 credit points of junior Chemistry  
(iii) 12 credit points of junior Mathematics, which must include 3 credit points of statistics.  
(iii) PSYC1001  
(iv) MBLG1001 or 1901  
(v) A junior science elective chosen from Table 1: Bachelor of Science degree  
Units available in compulsory areas in Year 1 are listed here. Lists of elective units may be found in Table 1. 

BIOL1001 Concepts in Biology 
6  A None. However, semester 1 students who have not completed HSC Biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (in February). N BIOL1911 It is recommended that BIOL (1001 or 1911) be taken concurrently with either BIOL1003 or BIOL1903. Students who have completed HSC Biology and scored 80+ should enrol in BIOL1911. Students who lack 80+ in HSC Biology but have an ATAR of 95 or greater may enrol in BIOL1911 with permission from the UEO. The completion of MBLG 1001 is highly recommended. 
Semester 1 Summer Main 
BIOL1911 Concepts in Biology (Advanced) 
6  P 80+ in HSC 2unit Biology (or equivalent) or Distinction or better in a University level Biology unit, or an ATAR of 95 or greater N BIOL 1001 Note: Department permission required for enrolment It is recommended that BIOL (1001 or 1911) be taken concurrently with all other Junior units of study in Biology. The completion of MBLG1001 is highly recommended. 
Semester 1 
BIOL1003 Human Biology 
6  A HSC 2unit Biology. Semester 1 students who have not completed HSC biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (in February). N BIOL1903 It is recommended that BIOL1001 or BIOL1911 be taken concurrently with this unit of study. 
Semester 1 Summer Main 
BIOL1903 Human Biology (Advanced) 
6  P HSC Biology result in the 90+, OR Distinction or better in a University level Biology unit OR an ATAR equal to 95 or greater N BIOL1003 
Semester 1 
CHEM1001 Fundamentals of Chemistry 1A 
6  A There is no assumed knowledge of chemistry for this unit of study, but students who have not undertaken an HSC chemistry course are strongly advised to complete a chemistry bridging course before lectures commence. N CHEM1101, CHEM1901, CHEM1109, CHEM1903 
Semester 1 
CHEM1002 Fundamentals of Chemistry 1B 
6  P CHEM (1001 or 1101) or equivalent N CHEM1102, CHEM1108, CHEM1902, CHEM1904 
Semester 2 
CHEM1101 Chemistry 1A 
6  A HSC Chemistry and Mathematics C Recommended concurrent units of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics N CHEM1001, CHEM1109, CHEM1901, CHEM1903 
Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Main 
CHEM1102 Chemistry 1B 
6  P CHEM (1101 or 1901) or a Distinction in CHEM1001 or equivalent C Recommended concurrent units of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics N CHEM1002, CHEM1108, CHEM1902, CHEM1904 
Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Main 
CHEM1901 Chemistry 1A (Advanced) 
6  P ATAR of at least 95 and HSC Chemistry result in band 5 or 6, or by invitation. C Recommended concurrent unit of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics N CHEM1001, CHEM1101, CHEM1109, CHEM1903 Note: Department permission required for enrolment 
Semester 1 
CHEM1902 Chemistry 1B (Advanced) 
6  P CHEM (1901 or 1903) or Distinction in CHEM1101 or equivalent C Recommended concurrent unit of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics N CHEM1002, CHEM1102, CHEM1108, CHEM1904 Note: Department permission required for enrolment 
Semester 2 
CHEM1903 Chemistry 1A (Special Studies Program) 
6  P ATAR of at least 99.0 and HSC Chemistry result in Band 6 C Recommended concurrent unit of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics. N CHEM1001, CHEM1101, CHEM1109, CHEM1901 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Entry is by invitation. This unit of study is deemed to be an Advanced unit of study. 
Semester 1 
CHEM1904 Chemistry 1B (Special Studies Program) 
6  P Distinction in CHEM1903 C Recommended concurrent units of study: 6 credit points of Junior Mathematics. N CHEM1002, CHEM1102, CHEM1108, CHEM1902 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Entry is by invitation. This unit of study is deemed to be an Advanced unit of study. 
Semester 2 
MATH1011 Applications of Calculus 
3  A HSC Mathematics N MATH1111, MATH1001, MATH1901, MATH1906, BIOM1003 
Semester 1 Summer Main 
MATH1014 Introduction to Linear Algebra 
3  A HSC Mathematics or MATH1111 N MATH1012, MATH1002, MATH1902 
Semester 2 
MATH1111 Introduction to Calculus 
6  A HSC General Mathematics N MATH1001, MATH1901, MATH1011, MATH1906 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Students who have previously studied calculus at any level are prohibited from enrolling in this unit. In particular, students with HSC Mathematics/Extension 1/Extension 2 (or equivalent) are prohibited. 
Semester 1 
MATH1013 Mathematical Modelling 
3  A HSC Mathematics or MATH1111 N MATH1003, MATH1903, MATH1907 
Semester 2 Summer Main 
MATH1015 Biostatistics 
3  A HSC Mathematics N MATH1005, MATH1905, STAT1021, STAT1022, ECMT1010, BIOM1003 
Semester 1 
MATH1001 Differential Calculus 
3  A HSC Mathematics Extension 1 N MATH1011, MATH1901, MATH1906, MATH1111 
Semester 1 Summer Main 
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 
3  A HSC Mathematics Extension 1 N MATH1902, MATH1012, MATH1014 
Semester 1 Summer Main 
MATH1003 Integral Calculus and Modelling 
3  A HSC Mathematics Extension 2 or MATH1001 or MATH1011 N MATH1013, MATH1903, MATH1907 
Semester 2 Summer Main 
MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics 
3  A HSC Mathematics Extension 1 N MATH1904, MATH2011 
Semester 2 
MATH1005 Statistics 
3  A HSC Mathematics N MATH1015, MATH1905, STAT1021, STAT1022, ECMT1010 
Semester 2 Summer Main 
MATH1901 Differential Calculus (Advanced) 
3  P HSC Mathematics Extension 2. This requirement may be varied. Students with an interest in mathematics, but without HSC mathematics Extension 2, should consult the unit of study coordinator. N MATH1111, MATH1011, MATH1001, MATH1906 
Semester 1 
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 
3  P HSC Mathematics Extension 2. This requirement may be varied. Students with an interest in mathematics, but without HSC mathematics Extension 2, should consult the unit of study coordinator. N MATH1002, MATH1012, MATH1014 
Semester 1 
MATH1903 Integral Calculus and Modelling Advanced 
3  A HSC Mathematics Extension 2 or Credit or better in MATH1001 or MATH1901 P HSC Mathematics Extension 2. This requirement may be varied. Students with an interest in mathematics, but without HSC mathematics Extension 2, should consult the unit of study coordinator. N MATH1003, MATH1013, MATH1907 
Semester 2 
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 
3  P HSC Mathematics Extension 2. This requirement may be varied. Students with an interest in mathematics, but without HSC mathematics Extension 2, should consult the unit of study coordinator. N MATH1015, MATH1005, STAT1021, STAT1022, ECMT1010 
Semester 2 
MATH1906 Mathematics (Special Studies Program) A 
3  P UAI (or ATAR equivalent) of at least 98.5 and result in Band E4 HSC Mathematics Extension 2; by invitation N MATH1111, MATH1001, MATH1011, MATH1901 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Enrolment is by invitation only. 
Semester 1 
MATH1907 Mathematics (Special Studies Program) B 
3  P Distinction in MATH1906; by invitation N MATH1003, MATH1013, MATH1903 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Enrolment is by invitation only. 
Semester 2 
MBLG1001 Molecular Biology and Genetics (Intro) 
6  A 6 credit points of Junior Biology and 6 cp of Junior Chemistry N AGCH2001, BCHM2001, BCHM2101, BCHM2901, MBLG2101, MBLG2901, MBLG2001, MBLG2111, MBLG2771, MBLG2871, MBLG1901 
Semester 2 
PSYC1001 Psychology 1001 
6  Semester 1 Summer Main 

Second year 

Students must complete:  
(i) MBLG2071 or 2971  
(ii) BCHM2072 or 2972  
(iii) PHSI2005 or 2905  
(iv) PHSI2006 or 2906  
(v) An additional 12 credit points of Science electives from Table 1  
(vi) A further 12 credit points of intermediate Science electives from Table 1  
MBLG2071 Molecular Biology and Genetics A 
6  P MBLG1001 or MBLG1901 and 12 CP of Junior Chemistry. N MBLG2971, MBLG2771, MBLG2871, MBLG2001, MBLG2101, MBLG2901, MBLG2111, AGCH2001, BCHM2001, BCHM2101, BCHM2901 Students enrolled in the combined BAppSc (Exercise and Sport Science)/BSc(Nutrition) must have completed all Junior units for this course (CHEM1101, BACH1161, BIOS1159, EXSS1018 CHEM1102, BIOS1133, BIOS1160, EXSS1033, MBLG1001) prior to enrolling in this unit. 
Semester 1 
MBLG2971 Molecular Biology and Genetics A (Adv) 
6  P 12 credit points of Junior Chemistry and Distinction in MBLG (1001 or 1901) N MBLG2071, MBLG2771, MBLG2871, MBLG2001, MBLG2101, MBLG2901, MBLG2111, AGCH2001, BCHM2001, BCHM2101, BCHM2901 Students enrolled in the combined BAppSc (Exercise and Sport Science)/BSc(Nutrition) must have completed all Junior units for this course prior to enrolling in this unit. 
Semester 1 
BCHM2072 Human Biochemistry 
6  P Either MBLG (1001 or 1901) and 12 credit points of Junior Chemistry or either MBLG2071 or MBLG2971 N BCHM2972, BCHM2002, BCHM2102, BCHM2902, BCHM2112 
Semester 2 
BCHM2972 Human Biochemistry (Advanced) 
6  P Distinction in one of (BCHM (2071 or 2971) or MBLG(2071 or 2971)) or (Distinction in MBLG (1001 or 1901) and Distinction average in all other Junior Science Units of Study undertaken). N BCHM2072, BCHM2002, BCHM2102, BCHM2902, BCHM2112 
Semester 2 
PHSI2005 Integrated Physiology A 
6  P Except for BLAS students: 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry plus 30 credit points from any Junior Science units of study. For BLAS students: 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry plus ATHK1001 and 18 credit points from any Junior Science. N PHSI2905, PHSI2001, PHSI2101, PHSI2901 Note: The completion of 6 credit points of MBLG units of study and 3 credit points of Statistics units of study is highly recommended for progression to Senior Physiology. Students taking combined degrees or with passes in units not listed should consult a coordinator if they do not meet the prerequisites. 
Semester 1 
PHSI2905 Integrated Physiology A (Advanced) 
6  P 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry plus 30 credit points from any Junior Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Psychology units of study, approval of Coordinator N PHSI2005, PHSI2901, PHSI2001, PHSI2101 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Permission from the coordinators is required for entry into this course. It is available only to selected students who have achieved a WAM of 75 (or higher) in their Junior units of study. Students taking combined degrees or with passes in units not listed should consult a coordinator if they do not meet the prerequisites. The completion of 6 credit points of MBLG units of study is highly recommended for progression to Senior Physiology 
Semester 1 
PHSI2006 Integrated Physiology B 
6  P Except for BLAS students: 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry plus 30 credit points from any Junior Science units of study. For BLAS students: 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry plus ATHK1001 and 18 credit points from any Junior Sciences. N PHSI2906, PHSI2002, PHSI2102, PHSI2902 The completion of 6 credit points of MBLG units of study and 3 credit points of Statistics units of study is highly recommended for progression to Senior Physiology. Students taking combined degrees or with passes in units not listed should consult a coordinator if they do not meet the prerequisites. 
Semester 2 
PHSI2906 Integrated Physiology B (Advanced) 
6  P 6 credit points of Junior Chemistry plus 30 credit points from any Junior Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Psychology units of study, approval of coordinator N PHSI2006, PHSI2902, PHSI2002, PHSI2102 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Permission from the coordinators is required for entry into this course. It is available only to selected students who have achieved a WAM of 75 (or higher) in their Junior units of study. Students taking combined degrees or with passes in units not listed should consult a coordinator if they do not meet the prerequisite. The completion of Molecular Biology and Genetics (Intro) is highly recommended for progression to Senior Physiology. 
Semester 2 
Third year 

Students must complete  
(i) a major in Biochemistry or Physiology or Microbiology or Psychology  
(ii) Up to an additional 24 senior credit points which may constitute a second major, or electives chosen from Table 1.  
Years 4 & 5 

Students who successfully complete progression requirements enrol in the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics degree.  
Students complete requirements for the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics degree as set out in the relevant postgraduate chapter. 