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MT5401 - Human Nutrition & Metabolism

Credit Points: 30

Course Co-ordinator: Dr Janet Kyle

Pre-requisite(s): The course is restricted to students on the MSc Human Nutrition and Metabolism or PG Diploma in Human Nutrition programmes. The Human Nutrition core course (MT5007) and the Applied Statistics course (PU5005) are pre-requisites for this course.

Lectures, seminars and practical classes on epidemiology and study design, laboratory methods, gene-nutrient interactions, tracer methodology and clinical nutrition.

Approximately ten 1-hour lectures per week. Laboratory classes and clinical attachments.

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