Unit Set Information

Nutrition Major

Effective from 01-JAN-2017 : Code MAAAFK

This major provides the student with foundational knowledge so that they can work in the community in health promotional roles. Students who wish to be eligible for entry to postgraduate courses in Nutrition and Dietetics, or who wish to work as a Community Nutritionist, should include - as well as the Nutrition major units - supporting units in biochemistry and human physiology. These additional supporting science units should be selected in consultation with the coordinator of Nutrition.


This unit set information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

This Major can be studied in the following courses:

Mode of Delivery

On Campus at Joondalup

Learning Outcomes

Related Careers

Community Nutritionist, Health Promotion Nutritionist, Health Care Nutritionist, Research Nutritionist, Child Health Nutritionist, Health Promotion Officer, Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator, Community Health Officer, Aged Care Nutritionist

Major Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
NUT1111Food and Nutrients15
NUT1121Human Nutrition15
NUT2210Nutrition in the Life Cycle15
NUT2220Nutritional Assessment15
NUT3215Exercise Nutrition15
NUT3221Community Nutrition15
NUT3231Food Habits and Trends15
NUT3241Controversies in Nutrition15

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.