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Department of Human Nutrition

The Human Nutrition Department has received international recognition of outstanding leadership and excellence in nutrition research for well over half a century.

Human Nutrition has been taught at Otago for almost a hundred years.

It is the largest University Department involved in this discipline in Australasia and one of the best known in the Southern Hemisphere. During the past sixteen years it has been responsible for all Dietetic training in New Zealand.

Our graduates are found in interesting positions throughout the world as well as in leading roles in Australia and New Zealand. Our courses continue to receive an exceptionally high rating from past and present students and we aim to ensure that all students continue to receive the quality education for which Otago is famous.

Welcome to Human Nutrition at Otago!