ADVANCES IN NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE AND NUTRIGENOMICS

DTN309

2021

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.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJessica Biesiekierski

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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 subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsDTN3ANS

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is offered via Open Universities Australia, late enrolments are generally not permitted past the published close of application date for the study period. For students not enrolled in the prerequisite courses, you may be able to undertake these subjects with approval of your home course coordinator, please contact ASK La Trobe for assistance. A good internet connection is required due to the online delivery.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate critical understanding of key concepts and potential applications in the field of nutrigenomics and personalised nutrition.
02. Investigate contemporary and emerging topics in nutritional science, and critically reflect upon their role in health management.
03. Evaluate and critique nutritional messages in various forms of media communication to identify communication bias and develop skills in objective health communications.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, OUA study period 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJessica Biesiekierski

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 23 - 35
Four 2.00 h lecture per study period on any day including weekend at night from week 23 to week 35 and delivered via online.
Online synchronous live sessions

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 23 - 35
Twelve 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 35 and delivered via online.
Online asynchronous learning activities and facilitator led discussions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

45 min Mastery quiz (750 word equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

30 min Mastery quiz (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO2

One 7-minute multimedia presentation (750 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Final Portfolio assessment task (2000 words equivalent)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, OUA study period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJessica Biesiekierski

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 49 - 0
Four 2.00 h lecture per study period on any day including weekend at night from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Online synchronous live sessions

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 49 - 0
Twelve 2.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Online asynchronous learning activities and facilitator led discussions

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

45 min Mastery quiz (750 word equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

30 min Mastery quiz (500 words equivalent)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO2

One 7-minute multimedia presentation (750 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO3

Final Portfolio assessment task (2000 words equivalent)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3