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NUTR12001 Human Nutrition
Human Nutrition
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General Information


This unit relates the principles of nutrition and the role of nutrition in the maintenance of health and prevention of disease across the life span. Detailed study of food and nutrient requirements, energy balance, body composition and weight management, and nutrition assessment of individuals and population groups, will be undertaken with a view to developing the background to provide appropriate nutritional advice to groups within a community setting. This unit will also explore food and nutrition requirements for individuals involved in sports and exercise.


Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 2
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

There are no requisites for this unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 1 - 2022


Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

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Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Student Unit Evaluation & Student Emails


Although additional instructions were provided on how to upload oral presentations, some students still struggled with additional problems not previously encountered.


Further detailed instructions will be developed to address these additional potential issues with uploading the oral assessments. Additional instructions will be developed around the exact settings needed for file upload and what to do in the case that the file does not upload.

Feedback from Student Unit Evaluation & Group Reports


Students found that the group discussions and the associated peer-led learning were a valuable part of enhancing their understanding of unit content.


Continue to utilise the group discussion as a tool to support learning, communication and collaborative practice.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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