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School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

About our School

We are an interdisciplinary school delivering progressive, real-world courses and cutting-edge research in Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition Science, Clinical Exercise Physiology, and Sport and Exercise Science.

State-of-the-art facilities provide a dynamic learning environment for students who gain practical experiences through QUT‘s purpose-built Health Clinics. The Clinics provide contemporary, interdisciplinary healthcare for local communities and families, including services in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition and Dietetics. Our students gain valuable experience in community settings, both locally and internationally, through diverse placements and learning opportunities.

The School is globally recognised for cutting-edge research that makes significant advancements for sports and physical health. Our partnerships with professional groups, industry and communities, such as our close working relationship with the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, ensure that our research discoveries are shared for the benefit of all.

Our disciplines

Exercise Sciences

Nutrition and Dietetics

Sport Health and Physical Education

Study with us

Our courses prepare students for rewarding careers in diverse settings related to exercise science, and nutrition and dietetics.

Our Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) course is accredited by the Dietitians Association of Australia, with graduates eligible to apply for the Accredited Practising credential. We have a proud track record of training leaders in Nutrition and Dietetics for more than 40 years, with our contemporary and future-focused courses tackling the big and complex issues in food and nutrition.

Our Clinical Exercise Physiology and Sport and Exercise Science courses are accredited with Exercise and Sports Science Australia, ensuring our students graduate ready for real-world practice as qualified exercise physiologists and sports scientists.

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Placements

Gain real-world experience and credit towards your degree.

Work experience

Go global

Study abroad or take an international work placement.

International opportunities

Skills

Prepare for the real world with practical learning experiences.

Real-world learning

Support

Scholarships, expert career advice, study help and peer mentors.

Scholarships and support

Clinics

Exercise Physiology Clinic

QUT’s Exercise Physiology Clinic provides specialised clinical exercise interventions for patients with a high-risk of developing chronic diseases, and offers treatment options for individuals diagnosed with existing chronic diseases or complex medical conditions and injuries. All students and clients receiving treatment are supervised by Clinical Exercise Physiologists accredited with Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

Exercise Physiology Clinic

Nutrition and Dietetics Clinic

QUT’s Nutrition and Dietetics Clinic provides students with a safe and supportive learning environment to apply their clinical skills and develop professional competencies for their transition to the real world. Our students gain valuable, hands-on experience at the Clinic, working under the supervision of Accredited Practising Dietitians.

Nutrition and Dietetics Clinic

Our people

Our teaching staff are industry professionals who contribute to peak professional associations, including the Dietitians Association of Australia and Exercise and Sports Science Australia.

Our staff are also leading researchers and are actively involved in projects that address sport performance issues and contemporary global health challenges.

Through their promotion of optimal nutritional practices and regular physical activity, our staff are bringing about positive change in the health and wellbeing outcomes of global communities.

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