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Undergraduate | LTU-DTN203 | 2024

Nutrition Assessment

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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks

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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:


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

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

one of


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.

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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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Bachelor of Food and Nutrition