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Nutrition & Dietetics

Staying healthy is not only about regular exercise and avoiding smoking. It's about how and what you eat or drink. Dietitians and Nutritionists help people improve their health and lifestyle by advising on dietary choices.

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Dietitians are public health experts in food and diet who understand how diet, nutrition, and supplements affect your body and your health.

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Scholarships recognise those whose life journey may have been challenging, as well as students who've shown outstanding academic excellence and endeavour.

A scholarship can help you realise your ambitions by paying for fees, text books and living expenses.

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  • Regular-fat dairy mythbusters

  • Graduate as an accredited practising dietician

  • Working with elite athletes


  • "Working with elite athletes"
    Jayde SedgmanMaster of Nutrition and Dietetics graduate

    Master of Nutrition and Dietetics graduate, Jayde Sedgman talks about her role as a sports dietitian working with the Fremantle Football Club, and what she enjoyed about studying at ECU.

  • "Making dietetics easier to consume"
    Lucy ButcherMaster of Nutrition and Dietetics graduate

    Master of Nutrition and Dietetics graduate, Lucy Butcher talks about her role as a dietitian working with community groups, and why she chose ECU to upskill for her career.

  • "I'm so grateful I was able to do a practicum placement – it was significant to my success and led to paid employment."
    Reearna Morgan
    Reearna MorganBachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Health Promotion majors) graduate

    I chose Nutrition and Health Promotion as I was interested in the idea of helping people become aware of how easy healthy eating could be and empowering vulnerable populations to make healthier choices.

    The lecturers were engaging, knowledgeable and most importantly approachable, and I felt comfortable asking for help when I needed it.

    The highlight of my degree was the practicum placement I undertook. I was able to use my knowledge in a practical setting and it kick-started my career, which led to a number of amazing opportunities. I am so grateful I was able to do a practicum placement as it was significant to my success and it led to paid employment.

    Following on from this, I landed my dream job at Foodbank WA. This wouldn't have been possible without help from my lecturers and the practicum placements that ECU offers.

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