Prior to applying for the Master of Dietetics students will need to complete a BCApSc, BAppSc or BSc in Human Nutrition.
Year 13 Chemistry, Biology, and Statistics are strongly recommended for students wishing to persue a BCApSc, BAppSc or BSc
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To be eligible to apply for the Master of Dietetics you need to undertake the following papers or have been admitted to the University of Otago with the status of one who is entitled to proceed to the Masters:
|HUBS 191||Human Body Systems I||18 pts|
|HUBS 192||Human Body Systems II||18 pts|
|CHEM 191||Biological Chemistry||18 pts|
|BIOC 192||Foundations of Biochemistry||18 pts|
|HUNT 141||Understanding Human Nutrition||18 pts|
|POPH 192||Population Health (recommended)|
|HUNT 241||Fundamentals of Nutrients and Health||18 pts|
|HUNT 242||Nutritional Assessment||18 pts|
|HUNT 243||Lifecycle Nutrition||18 pts|
|HUNT 244||Foodservice Environments (Previously HUNT231 Foodservice Operations)||18 pts|
|HUNT 341||Nutrition and Behaviour Change Communication||18 pts|
|HUNT 342||Nutrition and Chronic Diseases||18 pts|
|HUNT 343||Community and Public Health Nutrition||18 pts|
|HUNT 344||Foodservice Management||36 pts|
The remaining 90 points can be made up of optional papers. Useful areas of studies to complement Dietetics include: Māori, Marketing and Management, Pacific Health, Psychology, Public Health, Science Communication and Sport and Exercise Nutrition.