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NUTR13-101: Human Nutrition

Description

This subject applies knowledge of human physiology and biochemistry to examine the physiological and metabolic activity and function of nutrients in the context of human health, growth and development across the life-cycle. This subject provides a nutrition science basis for further applications in health care and professional practice.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeNUTR13-101
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Describe nutrient homeostatic mechanisms and how they prevent malnutrition states.
2. Apply knowledge of the structure and function of the gastrointestinal system and nutrient metabolism to nutrient utilisation and requirements and nutritional analysis.
3. Describe the role and challenges associated with nutrition throughout different life-stages.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018