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MT5007 - Human Nutrition Core Course

Credit Points: 50

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Janet Kyle

Pre-requisite(s): The course is restricted to students on the MSc Human Nutrition and Metabolism, MSc Public Health Nutrition, or PG Diploma in Human Nutrition programmes. A second class honours degree or equivalent in biological sciences such as biochemistry, physiology, nutrition or medicine

Lectures, seminars and practical classes on dietary assessment, macronutrients, energy balance and metabolism, micronutrients, nutritional status and body composition, nutrition throughout the life cycle, and diet and disease

Approximately ten 1-hour lectures per week. Laboratory practical classes.

Two 2 hour examinations (70%) and continuous assessment (30%)