Comparative Nutrition and Digestion

University of Melbourne

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Comparative Nutrition and Digestion

  • Host University

    University of Melbourne

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    BIOL10002 Biomolecules and Cells
    OR
    BIOL10004 Biology of Cells and Organisms
    AND
    12.5 credit points in a first year Biology subject

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12.5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject allows students to develop an awareness of the major physiological processes and metabolic basis of nutritional requirements; to understand the nutritional qualities of food, and develop skills to ensure a balanced diet can be formulated for a range of mammals; to be familiar with the impact of dietary imbalances; and to understand the role of food in behavioural, psychological and social contexts.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.