NUTRITION AND DISEASE
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will develop an understanding of the relationships between nutrition and disease. You will explore key diseases in which nutritional factors have a role in the aetiology (as a platform for future studies in the prevention and management of nutrition-related diseases). You will be introduced to food microbiology and will consolidate skills in critical appraisal of the scientific literature in relation to the pathophysiology of nutrition-related disease.
SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport
Subject Co-ordinatorAnj Reddy
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesYou will undertake a range of learning activities through tutorials, lectures, hot topic group presentations, quizzes, written works and online discussions. These are collectively designed to build, achieve and assess your performance in alignment with the subject’s intended learning outcomes. You will receive timely feedback (formal and informal) about your performance on these activities.
Prerequisites Must have passed one of: DTN2PNU or AGR2PNU and must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHSDP, HBHN, HZNDP, HBNTS, and must have passed 120 credit points at year 1, 2 or 3. All other students require subject coordinator approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Understanding nutrition: Australian and New Zealand edition
AuthorWhitney, E, Rolfes, S R, Crowe, T, Cameron-Smith, D & Walsh, A
PublisherCENGAGE LEARNING AUSTRALIA, MELBOURNE.
Other descriptionAvailable as an e-book and in print
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), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnj Reddy
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
Nine 2.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
weeks 1-3, 5-7,9-11
TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
Six 2.00 hours tutorial every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 33
Three 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via online.
One 1,200-word individual written assignment.
3x40 minute quizzes (1950 words equivalent total).
Microbiome Report (600 words)