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BCDP02-057: Food, Nutrition and Health

Description

This subject examines the relationship between food, nutrition and human health. It provides an introduction to nutrients, nutrient food sources, nutrient functions and deficiency states, and the role of nutrition in human health and development. Students will develop this knowledge to critically examine major nutrition challenges of our time, including obesity, micro-nutrient malnutrition, and the role of nutrition in human performance.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeBCDP02-057
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • University Preparation & Diploma
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,060
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,060

Learning outcomes

1. Describe the nature, food source and physiological role of the major nutrients in terms of normal human health and development.
2. Identify and describe the signs and symptoms of major nutrient deficiency and toxicity states.
3. Discuss the role of nutrition and diet in the etiology of major nutrition-related disease states.
4. Describe and use existing evidence-based frameworks developed to support dietary guidance and nutrition assessment.
5. Discuss the contribution optimal nutrition makes to human development and performance.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into a Bond College Diploma Program.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021