NUTRITION AND DISEASE
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will develop an understanding of the relationships between nutrition and disease. Students 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). Students will be introduced to food microbiology. Students 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-ordinatorJessica Biesiekierski
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must have passed one of: DTN2PNU or AGR2PNU and must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZHSDP, HBHN, HZNDP, and must have passed 120 credit points at year 1, 2 or 3; OR Must be admitted in HBHNHK 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.
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJessica Biesiekierski
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.
3x45 minute quizzes (2250 total word equiv)
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Microbiome Report (600 words)
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