Nutritional and Food Science (NTDT5601)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study give students a broad appreciation of food and nutrients, including an understanding of food sources of nutrients; the nutrients that are necessary for survival and maintenance of individual and population health; nutrient requirements at different stages of life, such as childhood, pregnancy and lactation and older age; factors affecting nutrient availability for absorption; and the significance of nutrient deficiency and excess intakes/toxicity on nutritional and disease status.
Further unit of study information
3 hours lectures and 1 workshop per week (1-2 hours)
Short quizzes (20%); group presentation (30%); 3 hour final exam (50%)
Mann J and Truswell AS 'Essentials of Human Nutrition' Oxford: Oxford University Press, 4th Edition, 2012.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
NTDT5602 and NTDT5503 and (NTDT5604 or NTDT5504)
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.