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Bachelor of Food and Nutrition with a focus on business

Got an appetite for success? Explore how our Bachelor of Food and Nutrition equips you with business skills to kickstart your career

Let’s be honest, the most exciting part about studying is thinking about where your degree can take you. If you’re interested in working in the food and nutrition industry, there’s no shortage of professional opportunities.

Today, we have more understanding than ever that nutritional science will help us improve the health and wellbeing of our communities. As result, job openings in the nutrition industry are on the rise. After studying this program, you’ll be able to register with the Nutrition Society of Australia and jump into work across a variety of settings.

Within the buzzing nutritional industry, we wanted to arm you with skills that could help you create a career path of your choosing. Kelsey Hutton, one of the faces behind the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition, explains the importance of having an industry-proof skill set.

‘I myself am a business owner in the nutrition space and understand the diverse skills we need in our toolbox to be successful in our careers. At Federation Online, the Food and Nutrition Sciences Degree doesn’t just teach the foundations of nutrition, but also teaches business experience (such as statistics, management and marketing), psychology skills (such as understanding the psychological drivers of food choices) and there are courses students can take that will help them to find their niche and carve their own career path in the nutrition world.’


By learning a range of practical business courses, you’ll have the confidence and career-readiness to enter the professional world as soon as you graduate. We want to help you dream big, whether that’s working in a health setting or starting your own business.

Kelsey says ‘…the diversity of courses in this program are setting students up for success and I am so excited to be a part of that journey.’

Wherever you end up, your knowledge will make a genuine difference to the wellbeing of your community. If you’re ready to make nutrition your business, feel free to get in touch with us on 1300 151 532.

Note: In this article, ‘course’ refers to a subject or unit, not a degree. Refer to our handy Federation University Online first time user guide to explore all our university terminology.