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Nutrition Major  

This unit set is offered to students who are enrolled in any undergraduate degree and who are seeking to include Nutrition in their studies.  A major in Nutrition provides the graduate with foundational knowledge suitable for employment in the community in health promotional roles.  As well, Nutrition is an area which provides practical science based knowledge which complements many other disciplines and which offers valuable personal development for the individual.


For students who wish to be eligible for entry to post-graduate courses in Nutrition and Dietetics or who wish to work as a Community Nutritionist, additional science units in Chemistry and Human Biology are required to complement the Nutrition major units.  These additional science units in Chemistry and Human Biology should be selected in consultation with the coordinator of Nutrition.

This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
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Students are required to successfully complete 120 credit points (eight units) which must include NUT1121 Human Nutrition, together with a minimum of two 2000 level units and two 3000 level units.
NUT1121 Human Nutrition 15
NUT1111 Food and Nutrients 15
NUT1112 Nutrition and Public Health 15
NUT2210 Nutrition in the Life Cycle 15
NUT2220 Nutritional Assessment 15
NUT3215 Exercise Nutrition 15
NUT3231 Food Habits and Trends 15
NUT3221 Community Nutrition 15
NUT3241 Controversies in Nutrition 15
NUT3215 - offered Semester 1, every calendar year.
NUT3231 - offered Semester 1, even-numbered calendar years.
NUT3221 - offered Semester 2, even-numbered calendar years.
NUT3241 - offered Semester 2, uneven-numbered calendar years.

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013