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While completing her nutrition degree, Natasha Lankester visited rural sites in Queensland to help deliver cardiac outreach services to local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, as part of the Prince Charles Hospital’s specialist Indigenous Cardiac Outreach Program.‘Completing a rural placement is something I never dreamed I would do. It's one thing to sit at a desk and do research but another to actually go out, travel, build relationships and engage with these amazing communities.'
You can defer your offer and postpone the start of your course for one year.
Health professionals with superior communication skills and the ability to use the power of media technologies will make significant contributions to improving quality of life, both locally and internationally. In this course you will examine innovative ways to promote healthy lifestyle choices and prevent diet-related disease through mass communication.
After introductory studies in human anatomy, health science, and communication, you will complete units that explore health education and behaviour, exercise and sports nutrition, and all facets of media including social platforms, mythbusting, and globalisation.
During final year, you will have the opportunity to complete a professional placement in industry or complete a project that will refine your skills in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
This degree will prepare you for a number of careers including:
Graduates are eligible for membership of Public Health Association of Australia and the Nutrition Society.
There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. You will need to identify these requirements and ensure you allow sufficient time to meet them. Some of these requirements have associated costs.
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Information is available from the Additional course requirements and costs website.
Download course structures and unit outlines for Bachelor of Media and Communication/Bachelor of Nutrition Science
In order to complete this course, you must complete a total of 384 credit points comprising 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Media and Communication and 192 credit points from the Bachelor of Nutrition Science. You will undertake the two components of the double degree concurrently.
Study overseas while gaining credit towards your QUT degree with one of our worldwide exchange partners. Overseas study can be for one or two semesters (or during the semester break) and the units you take can be in either degree area, depending on how they match with your QUT course. For more information, visit QUT student exchange.
Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:
We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). Recommended Study: One of Maths C, Physics, Biology, Health Education or Physical Education.
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If you receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent, you're guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually.
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2018: CSP $7,900 per year full-time (96 credit points)
(subject to annual review)
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