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:

Students enrolled in an accredited course or a course with Program Qualification (PQ) can become student members of Dietitians Australia.

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

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 March 2029.

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

Australian Catholic University

Master of Dietetic Practice (MDIPRC)

This program has provisional accreditation until 1 December 2024.

Also offered at Melbourne campus.

To find out more, visit ACU.

The University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (12339)

This program has full accreditation until 28 August 2027.

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

The University of Sydney

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (MANUTDIE-02)

This program has full accreditation until 28 February 2025.

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

University of Wollongong

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (1879)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (Dean's Scholar) (1705)

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (1631)

These programs have full accreditation until 30 August 2027.

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

Charles Darwin University

Master of Dietetics (SDIET1)

This program has provisional accreditation until 30 June 2025.

To find out more, visit CDU.

Bond University

Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice (CC-63041)

This program has full accreditation until 30 September 2028.

To find out more, visit Bond University.

Work in the United States

This program has candidacy for accreditation as a Foreign Dietitian Education Program (FDE) in the US, by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. To become a US Registered Dietitian, graduates will also need to complete a program of supervised practice hours in the US. For more information, contact Associate Professor Dianne Reidlinger.

Griffith University

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (1355)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) (1436)

These programs have full accreditation until 28 February 2026.

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 June 2025.

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

The University of Queensland

Master of Dietetics Studies (5473)

This program has full accreditation until 31 May 2028.

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 2027.

To find out more, visit University of the Sunshine Coast.

Flinders University

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (MND)

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (BND)

These programs have full accreditation until 30 November 2024.

To find out more, email NHSenquiries@flinders.edu.au

Australian Catholic University

Master of Dietetic Practice (MDIPRC)

This program has provisional accreditation until 1 December 2024.

Also offered at North Sydney campus.

To find out more, visit ACU.

Deakin University

Master of Dietetics (H718)

This program has full accreditation until 30 September 2025.

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

La Trobe University

Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Dietetic Practice (HZNDP) (no longer accepting enrolments)

This program has full accreditation until 30 June 2024.

Master of Dietetic Practice (HMDP) (no longer accepting enrolments)

This program has full accreditation until 30 June 2024.

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

Monash University

Master of Dietetics (M6002)

This program has full accreditation until 28 February 2025.

To find out more, visit Monash University.

Swinburne University of Technology

Master of Dietetics (MA-DIET)

This program has full accreditation until 1 June 2027.

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

Curtin University

Master of Dietetics (MG-DIETS)

This program has full accreditation until 30 November 2027.

To find out more, visit Curtin University.

Edith Cowan University

Master of Nutrition and Dietetics (I49)

This program has full accreditation until 30 June 2026.

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

These dietetics programs are seeking accreditation.

 

Central Queensland University

CM61 Bachelor of Nutrition and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

CL88 Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

Planning to seek accreditation in 2028.

La Trobe University

Master of Dietetics (HM009)

Seeking accreditation in 2024.

Victoria University

Bachelor of Nutritional Science/Master of Dietetics (HCND)
Master of Dietetics (HMDT)

Planning to seek accreditation in 2025.
 

Check with the university before enrolling in these 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.

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