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HSN702 - Lifespan Nutrition

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lisa Newman

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%

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