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NUTR13-101: Human Nutrition


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

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
Semesters offered
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Health Sciences
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

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.


NUTR11-101 - Food, Nutrition and Health AND BMED12-114 - Human Organ Systems 2 AND BMED11-205 - Medical Biochemistry 1

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Enrolment opens19/03/2017
Semester start15/05/2017
Subject start15/05/2017
Cancellation 1?29/05/2017
Cancellation 2?05/06/2017
Last enrolment28/05/2017
Last withdrawal?09/06/2017
Teaching census?09/06/2017