Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
Clinical nutrition is the study of diet in relation to the development and treatment of human disease. This specialism course provides an up-to-date and detailed knowledge on the role of nutrition in the aetiology, prevention and treatment of disease in humans, with particular emphasis on disease prevention. The course covers key topics surrounding nutrition and disease, and how clinical nutrition links with public health and molecular nutrition. The course also provides an overview of research tools widely used in clinical nutrition research, and a training on evidence-based analysis of nutrition case studies.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The aim of the course is to provide an up-to-date and detailed knowledge on the role of nutrition in the aetiology, prevention and management of disease in humans.
Intended Learning Outcomes of the course
By completing this course successfully students will be able to:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Clinical nutrition portfolio (45%) and class test (55%)
Laboratory practical record
Feedback is provided for all coursework (summative and formative)