Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will develop an understanding of nutrition requirements and physiological changes across the lifespan: pre-conception, pregnancy and foetal development, lactation, infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood and ageing. Students will also learn about food and nutrition dietary patterns across the different life stages. Students will be able to combine prior nutritional and biosciences knowledge and skills with the new material to gain a more in-depth understanding of human nutritional needs, requirements, and habits/practices/behaviours.
SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Andrews
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMDP, HBHNHK; OR Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHSDP, HZNDP and must pass 240 credit points; OR must be admitted in HBHN and must pass DTN2PNU and (DTN3NDS or HBS2HPB); all other students require subject coordinator approval
Incompatible subjectsDTN4LPN OR DTN307 OR DTN401
Quota Management StrategyMerit based quota management
Quota-conditions or rulesPriority is given to students enrolled in HMDP, HZHSDP, HZNDP, HBHN or HBHNHK for whom DTN3LSP is core, then to other students until the quota is reached.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Food & Nutrition Throughout Life
AuthorCroxford, S. et al.
PublisherAllen & Unwin, AUS
Nutrition through the Life Cycle
AuthorBrown, J.E. et al.
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment size120
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Andrews
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 1200-word assignment||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|One 1-hour end of semester written examination (1,000-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|Nutrition education resource assessment (700-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||15||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3|
|Abstract assessment (900-words equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||25||SILO2, SILO3|