Nutrition and Dietetics Traning Placement

Course Information

These course outlines are a guide only. They are provided for the information of prospective students. Although every effort is made to ensure the most up to date information is provided, timetables often change each semester due to the availability of rooms and resources. Content (including lecture/practical topics, assessment and textbooks) is also regularly reviewed to ensure relevance and effective learning.

Unit of Study Overview

All students must achieve competency in the 3 areas of clinical, community and food service dietetics. Students generally undertake dietetic clinical training at two or more hospitals or clinical sites. Community placements occur at community nutrition centres, public health and food industry sites. Food service placements are usually part of a hospital food service department or other suitable site. The semester is of 20 weeks duration and placement starts early (usually late January) to accommodate this.

Course Coordinator Contact Details

Ms Margaret Nicholson

Room: 477

Telephone: 9351 6020

E-mail: margaret.nicholson@sydney.edu.au


20 week full time attendance of practical placement at clinical/community/food service sites.

Note: This unit of study will commence prior to the start of semester.


Practical work and attendance.