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Bachelor of Health Science
Major In Nutrition
Provides students with an understanding of the known nutrients and the non-nutrient substances in food, community nutrition issues, the assessment of nutritional status, nutritional needs during the lifecycle, the psychology and sociology of food habits and current controversies in nutrition.
This 16-unit major in nutrition prepares students to work in health promotion roles in a range of community settings.
Community Nutritionist, Corportate Nutritionist, Research Nutritionist, Sports Nutritionist, Child Health Nutritionist, Health Promotion Nutritionist, Healthy Lifestyle Nutritionist, Aged Care Nutritionist
Students who wish to work as a community nutritionist and who do not want to pursue a pathway to postgraduate courses in Dietetics should study the 8 unit major in Nutrition within the Bachelor of Health Science with additional supporting units in Health Promotion instead of the Bachelor of Health Science 16 unit major.
This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
The nutrition major in the Bachelor of Health Science (K97) comprises 240 credit points (16 units). This major is designed to provide 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.
A 16-unit major in nutrition prepares graduates for work as Corporate or Community Nutritionists and is the undergraduate pathway to the Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Students who select the 16-unit nutrition major but who do NOT wish to be eligible for entry into the Master of Nutrition & Dietetics, may make the following three unit substitutions:
Community Nutritionist, Corportate Nutritionist, Research Nutritionist, Sports Nutritionist, Child Health Nutritionist, Health Promotion Nutritionist, Healthy Lifestyle Nutritionist, Aged Care Nutritionist.
This 16-unit major enables the graduate to be eligible to apply for entry to post graduate courses in Dietetics.
This 16-unit major can be studied in the following courses:
K97 - Bachelor of Health Science
|NUT1111||Food and Nutrients||15|
|SCC1123||Chemistry for the Life Sciences||#||15|
|SCC1226||Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry||15|
|NUT2210||Nutrition in the Life Cycle||15|
|NUT3231||Food Habits and Trends||15|
|NUT3241||Controversies in Nutrition||15|
|SCH3227||The Biology of Human Disease||15|
|SCH3434||Human Reproduction, Development and Ageing||15|
# Students who require an introductory unit to Chemistry ## Students who have completed Years 11 and 12 Chemistry
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