Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Human Movement and Sports Science

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Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Applied or Health Science or equivalent in any field excluding Human Nutrition or equivalent, including a minimum of 15 credits in Chemistry.
Alternative Requirements
Additional Requirements
If your degree was completed more than five years ago you must also have current relevant work experience.
English Requirements
If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. Refer also to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart which includes credits in English-rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.
IELTS 6.5 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in reading and writing subtests and 7.0 in listening and speaking subtests). For acceptable alternatives, including NCEA, refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This programme will equip graduates with the skills to enhance the nutritional health of individuals and communities.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Health at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544

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