ADVANCES IN NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE AND NUTRIGENOMICS

DTN309

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will build on knowledge gained in first and second year nutrition subjects, it discusses advanced topics in nutritional sciences focussing on the most recent nutrition research and current topics in the media as well as emerging nutrition related issues. Includes nutrition's impact on health, chronic disease prevention and management as well as a detailed focus on Nutrigenomics.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAshley Ng

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following: HBFN, HBFNX or HOUA and must have passed DTN201 and HEA201 and HBS202.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects DTN3ANS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Course Coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate critical understanding of key concepts and potential applications in the field of nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and online modules

02. Investigate contemporary and emerging topics in nutritional science, and critically reflect upon their role in health management.

Activities:
Interactive lectures and online modules

03. Evaluate and critique nutritional messages in various forms of media communication to identify communication bias and develop skills in objective health communications.

Activities:
Students will be provided with media stories to assess.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, OUA Study Period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAshley Ng

Class requirements

Practical Week: 22 - 34
Twelve 1.0 hours practical per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"To be completed by the student at home"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 22 - 34
Twelve 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 22 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1hr Mastery quiz (1000 word equivalent)25 01, 02
30 min Mastery quiz (500 words equivalent)15 01, 02
One 5-minute multimedia presentation (250 words equivalent)10 01, 03
Final Portfolio assessment task (2000 words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03

Online, 2018, OUA Study Period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAshley Ng

Class requirements

Practical Week: 48
Twelve 1.0 hours practical per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 48 and delivered via online.
"To be completed by the student at home"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 48
Twelve 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 48 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1hr Mastery quiz (1000 word equivalent)25 01, 02
30 min Mastery quiz (500 words equivalent)15 01, 02
One 5-minute multimedia presentation (250 words equivalent)10 01, 03
Final Portfolio assessment task (2000 words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03