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Nutrition Assessment

Undergraduate | LTU-DTN203 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

Price from

$1,118

Upfront cost

$0

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Nutrition Assessment

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Apply principles of nutrition and dietary assessment, including quantitative and qualitative dietary analysis methods to population groups and individuals, and analyse the suitability of methodologies across a range of scenarios.
    2. Explain and evaluate methods used to measure and estimate energy balance, energy expenditure, physical activity and fitness, body mass, and body composition.
    3. Communicate physical and dietary assessment outcomes in a culturally sensitive, ethical, and honest manner to maintain the integrity and dignity of nutrition professionals and the individual.
    4. Recognise and assess own limitations and demonstrate the ability to refer to other professionals in accordance with nutrition professionals scope of practice and values.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core

  • LAT-HUN-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Food and Nutrition

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

and one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Equivalent subjects

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.

Others

Prerequisites: Students must be admitted in the following course: HBFN

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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UndergraduateLAT-HUN-DEG

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition

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