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Human Nutrition studies the impact of food on our health and well-being

Nutrition affects everyone, making human nutrition relevant to all.

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Tari Kai Tōtika Takata. Welcome to the Department of Human Nutrition.

Graduates in Human Nutrition make a real difference in the health and well-being of the communities in which they live and work, at individual, whānau, national and global levels. World-leading experts and practicing nutritionists will help you will learn the science of nutrition, develop professional skills, and learn about yourself while you study.

Explore what makes Science at Otago so special

It’s not just our people – the experts in their fields and passionate students – but also the places we teach and learn: Otago Harbour, Fiordland, Stewart Island, Antarctica and the Pacific that mean our students leave here with highly sought-after skills and experiences.