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Nutrition Bioscience Major

Code: MAAAHZ

Suited to students who aspire to be employed as a community or corporate nutritionist, or in roles which include undertaking nutritional assessment and offering general nutrition advice.

The major provides students with an understanding of the known nutrients and the non-nutrient substances in food, the assessment of nutritional status, nutritional needs during the lifecycle, community nutrition issues, the psychology and sociology of food habits, and current controversies in nutrition, biochemistry and human physiology. Students should select this major if they wish to apply for entry into postgraduate Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Availability

Joondalup

Offered

Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)

Online

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Major details

Structure

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NUT1121Human Nutrition15
NUT1111Food and Nutrients15
NUT1112Nutrition and Public Health15
SCC1123 ^Chemistry for the Life Sciences15
Or
SCC1111 ^General Chemistry15
SCC1226Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry15
NUT2211Metabolic Biochemistry15
SCC2211Organic Chemistry15
SCH2232Medical Biochemistry15
SCH2111Applied Physiology15
SCH2235Applied Microbiology15
NUT2210Nutrition in the Life Cycle15
NUT2220Nutritional Assessment15
SCH3227The Biology of Human Disease15
SCH3434Human Reproduction, Development and Ageing15
Plus 2 units from:
NUT3231 ^Food Habits and Trends15
NUT3241 ^Controversies in Nutrition15
NUT3221 ^Community Nutrition15
NUT3215 ^Exercise Nutrition15

Note: Students who require an introduction to Chemistry should enrol in SCC1123 Chemistry for the Life Sciences, while students who have completed Years 11 and 12 Chemistry should enrol SCC1111 General Chemistry.

^ Core Option

Possible future job titles

Community Nutritionist, Corporate Nutritionist, Research Nutritionist, Sports Nutritionist, Child Health Nutritionist, Health Promotion Nutritionist, Health Lifestyle Nutritionist, Aged Care Nutritionist

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