To be an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), you will need to hold a degree accredited by us. (Unless you complete Dietetic Skills Recognition.)

We only accredit degrees that meet the highest education standards. We don't accredit all courses and degrees related to human nutrition. Many nutrition courses are not accredited. 

You need to complete a dietetics program accredited by Dietitians Australia to:

On this page, you'll find a full list of accredited dietetic education programs.

Applying for a dietetics program

Before you apply, visit the university's website to find out more about the program.

When you're ready to apply for an accredited program, contact your preferred university.

Accredited nutrition and dietetics programs

All accreditation dates shown are subject to ongoing compliance with the accreditation requirements.

If you have questions about an accredited dietetics program, contact the university directly.

University of Canberra

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (772AA)

This program has full accreditation until 31 October 2023.

To find out more, email jane.kellett@canberra.edu.au

The University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (12339)

This program has full accreditation until 28 August 2023.

To find out more, email lesley.wicks@newcastle.edu.au

The University of Sydney

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (LC005)

This program has full accreditation until 30 September 2023.

To find out more, email studentsupport@mmb.usyd.edu.au

University of Wollongong

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (1879)

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (1631)

These programs have full accreditation until 30 August 2022.

To find out more, email eleanor@uow.edu.au

Bond University

Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice (CC-63041)

This program has full accreditation until 30 September 2023.

To find out more, visit Bond University.

Griffith University

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (1355)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (1436)

These programs have full accreditation until 31 October 2025.

To find out more, email nanddplacements@griffith.edu.au

Queensland University of Technology

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (XN45)

This program has full accreditation until 30 October 2024.

To find out more, email askqut@qut.edu.au 

The University of Queensland

Master of Dietetics Studies (5473)

This program has full accreditation until 30 May 2023.

To find out more, visit University of Queensland.

University of the Sunshine Coast

Bachelor of Dietetics (Honours) (SC406)

This program has full accreditation until 20 November 2022.

To find out more, email sheinfo@usc.edu.au

Flinders University

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (2CM093)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (214381)

These programs have full accreditation until 30 November 2024.

To find out more, email nutrition.dietetics@flinders.edu.au

Deakin University

Master of Dietetics (H718)

This program has full accreditation until 30 April 2025.

To find out more, email mdiet@deakin.edu.au

La Trobe University

Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Dietetic Practice (HZNDP)

Master of Dietetic Practice (HMDP)

This program has full accreditation until 30 November 2023.

To find out more, email health@latrobe.edu.au

Monash University

Master of Dietetics (M6002)

This program has full accreditation until 30 May 2024.

To find out more, visit Monash University.

Swinburne University of Technology

Master of Dietetics (MA-DIET)

This program has provisional accreditation until 1 June 2022.

To find out more, email postgrad@swinburne.edu.au

Curtin University

Master of Dietetics (MG-DIETS)

This program has full accreditation until 30 November 2022.

To find out more, visit Curtin University.

Edith Cowan University

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (I49)

This program has full accreditation until 30 June 2021.

To find out more, email futurestudy@ecu.edu.au

These accredited dietetics programs are not taking new student enrolments. Graduates of these programs can join Dietitians Australia and the APD program.

La Trobe University

Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Dietetic Practice (HZHSDP)
Full accreditation until 30 November 2021 (subject to ongoing compliance).

University of the Sunshine Coast

Bachelor of Dietetics (SC302)
Full accreditation until 20 November 2022 (subject to ongoing compliance).

These dietetics programs are seeking accreditation:

  • None currently

Check with the university before enrolling in these programs.

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