HSN701 - Principles of Nutrition
2024 unit information
|Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
H511, H517, H616 and H714 students: enrol via online mode only.
H748 students: enrol via Campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne) only.
Other Postgraduate students who wish to enrol into T1:
If you are enrolled in an on campus course, you can enrol in the on campus unit offering and you will need to request a manual enrolment from a Student Adviser in Student Central.
If you are enrolled in an online course, you will need to enrol into the online unit offering.
Trimester 3 online enrolment is open to H511, H517, H616 and H714 students and other postgraduate students enrolled in online course or on campus course.
HSN201 and HSN211
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus
5 x 2 hour on-campus seminars per trimester in addition to online learning activities
|Scheduled learning activities - online
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 5 x 2 hour online seminars per trimester
This unit will provide students with an understanding of human nutrient requirements and how these are met through the digestion, absorption and metabolism of food. Content covers the major macronutrients of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins; nutrient transport and storage; energy use by the human body, and control of energy balance. The importance of micronutrients in normal cell functioning; building bones; allowing enzymes, muscles and nerves to function and water balance and electrolyte regulation will be covered with attention paid to the health consequences of micronutrient deficiencies.
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