Unit Set Structure


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MAAAHZ  Nutrition Bioscience Major  

This unit set is available in the following courses:

This major is offered only to students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Health Science (K97) course and who want to be employed as a Community or Corporate Nutritionist or in roles which include undertaking nutritional assessment and offering general nutrition advice to clients.  Students should select this major if they wish to apply for entry into post-graduate Nutrition and Dietetics courses.  The Nutrition Bioscience major comprises 16 units (240) credit points, which are designed to provide students with an understanding of the known nutrients and the non-nutrient substances in food, the assessment of nutritional status, nutritional needs during the lifecycle, community nutrition issues, the psychology and sociology of food habits and current controversies in nutrition, biochemistry and human physiology.

This unit set is available on Joondalup Campus.
This unit set is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.
NUT1121 Human Nutrition 15
NUT1111 Food and Nutrients 15
NUT1112 Nutrition and Public Health 15
SCC1123 Chemistry for the Life Sciences * 15
SCC1111 General Chemistry ** 15
SCC1226 Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry 15
NUT2211 Metabolic Biochemistry 15
SCC2211 Organic Chemistry 15
SCH2232 Medical Biochemistry 15
SCH2111 Applied Physiology 15
SCH2235 Applied Microbiology 15
NUT2210 Nutrition in the Life Cycle 15
NUT2220 Nutritional Assessment 15
SCH3227 The Biology of Human Disease 15
SCH3434 Human Reproduction, Development and Ageing 15
and choose 2 from:
NUT3231 Food Habits and Trends 15
NUT3241 Controversies in Nutrition 15
NUT3221 Community Nutrition 15
NUT3215 Exercise Nutrition 15
* Students who require an introductory unit to Chemistry
** Students who have completed Years 11 and 12 Chemistry

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014