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Nutritional and Food Science - NTDT5601

Year - 2020

This unit of study provides students with a broad appreciation of food and nutrients, including an understanding of food sources of nutrients; the nutrients that are necessary for survival and maintenance of individual and population health; nutrient requirements at different stages of life, such as childhood, pregnancy and lactation and older age; factors affecting nutrient availability for absorption; and the significance of nutrient deficiency and excess intakes/toxicity on nutritional and disease status.

3 hours lectures and 1 workshop per week (1-2 hours)

Short quizzes (20%); group presentation (30%); 3 hour final exam (50%)

Mann J and Truswell AS 'Essentials of Human Nutrition' Oxford: Oxford University Press, 5th Edition, 2012.


NTDT5602 and NTDT5503 and (NTDT5604 or NTDT5504)


Faculty: Science

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Luke Gemming
HECS Band: 2
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