HSN202 - Lifespan Nutrition


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

HSN101 and HSN211



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Burwood (Melbourne) students: 1 x 2 hour class per week and 6 x 1 hour seminars per trimester.
Warrnambool and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) students: 1 x 2 hour class per week delivered electronically and 6 x 1 hour face-to-face seminars per trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2 hour online recorded classes per week and 6 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester


This unit will provide students with an understanding of recommended dietary intakes, with reference to different population groups. Through the class program and problem-based seminar exercises, students will gain an understanding of the nutritional issues relevant to stages across the life span: pregnancy, lactation, foetal development, infancy, childhood and ageing. At the completion of the unit, students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to devise practical and relevant solutions to nutrition problems and link this knowledge to workplace requirements.

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