Last modified: 29 Jul 2020 13:30
The course aims to enable you to develop a broad knowledge, understanding, and application of the scientific basis of human nutrition.
By the end of the course, you should be able to:
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Teaching and learning for this course will involve a combination of lectures, self-directed study, assignments, and tutorials. You will receive approximately 50 hours of face-to-face lectures, which will provide you with a theoretical background for each topic.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
20% Class Test 1
20% Class Test 2
40% Class Test 3
20% Short Oral Presentation
Alternative Resit Arrangements for students taking course in Academic Year 2020/21
30 minute oral exam examining all ILOs. Two examiners would be present.
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Understand||Summarise the underlying physiology related to human nutrition.|
|Factual||Understand||Explain the key concepts of nutrient and energy metabolism.|
|Factual||Understand||Distinguish between the metabolism of different macronutrients.|
|Factual||Understand||Outline the role of micronutrients and non-nutritive dietary components in human nutrition.|
|Factual||Understand||Assess the interactions between nutrients as part of a whole diet.|
|Conceptual||Analyse||Prepare, process, interpret, and present topics in human nutrition using formal presentation.|