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HSN702 - Lifespan Nutrition

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lynn Riddell

Prerequisite:HSN701 recommended


Incompatible with: HSN202
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit provides students with an overview of nutrition needs across the lifespan and the physiological basis for these needs. Nutritional issues relevant to the stages of pregnancy, lactation, foetal development, infancy, childhood and ageing will be covered and potential intervention strategies identified.


Assessment task 1: Individual assignment (1800 words, 1 minute oral presentation) 40%
Assessment task 2: Learning plan reflection (500 words) 5%
Assessment task 3: Three cloud (online) multiple-choice tests (5% each) 15%
Assessment task 4: Examination (2 hours) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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