Unit

School Of Science

Applied NutritionWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300908.2

Discipline: FOOD SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Li Li


Assumed Knowledge
An understanding of human nutrition, food, the metabolism of micro- and macro-nutrients, nutritional needs in various contexts, the relationship between dietary intake and disease/health, and computer literacy.


Equivalent Units
300653 - Applied Nutrition

Prerequisite
300933 Nutrition and Health 1 AND 300934 Nutrition and Health 2

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Li Li  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Li Li  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit builds on basic concepts in human nutrition and facilitates the study of nutrition needs across the lifecycle and for specific lifestyle and nutrition related diseases. This study will incorporate how to assess nutritional status (incorporating anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, dietary and physical activity assessment) of individuals and groups, understand the strengths and limitations of various methods, how to manipulate diets to ensure nutritional sufficiency and how to provide nutrition education regarding lifestyle related diseases and sports nutrition.


Courses
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3678.1Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3678.2Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KT3132.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCONTINUING
M3058.1Nutrition and PhysiologyCONTINUING
M3059.1Human NutritionCONTINUING
M3089.1Nutrition and PhysiologyCONTINUING




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