The Nutrition Course

Improve your Health or Start an Exciting Career

Features of the Course

The Nutrition Course is provided online.
You study at home in your own time and at your own pace.

Diploma Course

Cutting edge diploma course in Nutrition

Industry Insight

Authored by a leading professional Nutritionist

24/7 Support

Ask for assistance at any time

Exclusive Facebook Group

Connect with students worldwide

No Fixed Start Dates

Start now, any day or time of the year

Payment Options

Flexible payment options

Useful Resources

Learn how to create healthy meal plans and delicious recipes


7 day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments


Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 52 reviews.

  • Sharmila

  • 15/01/2022

I just completed module 5 of the course…

I just completed module 5 of the course and I am throughly enjoying it. I am learning so much and...

  • Louisa Alberts

  • 15/01/2022

Dear Nutrition Institute. What a great learning experience 💐

I never thought that I would learn so much about food as I did during the last few months. The...

  • Stiaan

  • 6/01/2022

Great course

Jam-packed with useful information and at the same time super beginner friendly. Starting a new module feels like opening a...

  • Zuki

  • 1/01/2022

Great course !

Very eye opening and very helpful I'm navigating the many diet fads out there.Wpuld recommend this course to anyone who...

  • oz

  • 9/12/2021

detailed content

While the course is in depth, it is basic enough for anyone to understand. The course gives you the tools and...

  • Semon Elliott

  • 19/11/2021

I have really enjoyed this course so…

I have really enjoyed this course so far, I have really learnt so much from The Nutrition Institute. Although I have...

  • Tanya Jacqueline du Toit

  • 10/11/2021

The journey has been mind blowing

The journey has been mind blowing! I have learnt so much ! I have Enjoyed every module and have already...

  • Phindile

  • 8/11/2021

The modules were simplified and informative.

The modules were clear and fun to go through. Though some had long unnecessary texts but they were not difficult....

  • Mmaphefo Charmaine Lekalakala

  • 7/11/2021

The course have been life…

The course have been life changing.Before I started with the lesson I was not aware of a lot of things.It...

  • Semon Elliott

  • 25/10/2021

Great course

Great course, I have learnt so much. Love the modules well written, with so much information added. This course is...

  • Melanie McIntyre

  • 28/09/2021

Well worth the time and effort

The content of the work is interesting and very informative. The layout of the modules is eye catching and user...

  • Zesuliwe Hlongwane

  • 26/09/2021

Helpful and eye opening course

I have learnt a lot about food already and can't wait to learn more.Looking forward to a healthier life

  • Petro Herbst

  • 8/09/2021

Awesome experience!

Very interesting and worth the effort.

  • Danelle du Plessis

  • 8/09/2021

Love the course

Love the course! It is very informative, everything you need to know about nutrition. I enjoy each and every module...

  • Charity Sihle Mncube

  • 2/09/2021

Charity Sihle

I love, I love i can't stress enough how much their modules are so amazing and have improved my everyday...

The Course

The course has been written for you to explore the life-changing value of becoming your own personal nutritionist for you and your family or choosing to become a professional one. Our Nutrition course will increase your awareness and give you all the training and skills necessary to question the food that we eat, as well as our choice of lifestyle and how it impacts every system of the body.

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Course Outline

The Nutrition course is delivered online and consists of 12 modules and 12 assignments. You can study in your own time and at your own pace to get the most out of every module. Normally, you would expect to be dedicating an average of about 4-6 hours per week for 24 weeks. However, many students take up to one year to complete their studies because of family or work commitments.

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Advanced Modules

Students have the opportunity to delve deeper into specific areas of interest by purchasing Advanced Modules. These are similar to short courses and are specially formulated materials to challenge motivated students to achieve more.

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The Institute

The Nutrition Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study course in nutrition using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results.

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The Author

Our course has been written by the accomplished and certified Nutritionist, Kim Malcolm. Through this course, Kim shares her years of knowledge and expertise to help you excel at what you love and develop in you a keen awareness for creating your own unique nutrition practice. Kim lives by example and has taught, inspired and encouraged the interior acceleration of well-being globally.

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Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Aliz Toth
Aliz's passion for nutrition began when she personally experienced the power of food as medicine after experiencing a number of unresolved health issues. That is when she decided to go back to university and complete further studies and gain her Bachelor in Nutritional Medicine and has not looked back since.
Kassandra Kaleda
Accredited with a Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition, Kassandra is a passionate Nutritionist and Health Coach who dedicates herself to supporting people to thrive in health, without sacrificing their love of food.

Kim Malcolm
Kim Malcolm is an accomplished, certified Nutritionist who genuinely lives her passion for food and lifestyle as medicine. She has worked globally throughout her career, meeting with private clients, writing and managing nutritional seminars for hundreds of people, creating whole food recipes, teaching cooking classes, and consulting to chefs and cafés.
Jess Spendlove
Jess is the author of our Sports Nutrition Advanced Module and specialises in working with motivated individuals in both professional sport and the corporate environment.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Emma Kinsella

Kim is a brilliant tutor, the modules are easy to read, and you get invested in the journey from start to finish.

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Mitchell Hickey

To have the flexibility to control my schedule and assignments meant a lot, as it could fit alongside my current lifestyle and commitments.

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Shauna Dougherty

I work full time, and I’m so happy I could work around my schedule and study in my own time without the pressures of deadlines!

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George Elder

Christchurch, New Zealand

The units are well-paced, and the assignments really force you to do additional research and then be clear about your knowledge.

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Jo Mackinlay

There is so much valuable information throughout the course. Each module opens your eyes and minds to what your body and mind need for optimum health; the connection between the two is fascinating.

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Natalie Harwood

Before this course, I believed I understood Nutrition well, but many of my ideas have been challenged and have triggered changes to my own lifestyle that have made a huge difference to my health and well-being.

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Course Fees

We offer a number of flexible payment options.

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The Nutrition Institute

PO Box 1316
Queenstown 9348

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For answers to our most commonly asked questions, read our FAQs.

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International locations

We offer our course in 7 countries around the world.

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With all our courses being 100% online, we are running as normal during the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns.
Our staff are working remotely and tutor/student support is available as usual. We have also modified our learning requirements to allow all students to complete their assignments entirely from home, in isolation or lockdown situations.

We wish you the best of health and safety during this difficult time we are all facing.