University of South Australia logo

Undergraduate | USA-HLTH2036 | 2023

Nutrition and Exercise Biochemistry

Uncover underlying processes that occur within human bodies—at a molecular level. You’ll study the synthesis, breakdown, and transformation of molecules essential for life. Delve into fats, protein, and carbs. Consider both healthy and diseased states.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks

Start dates

  • 03 Apr 2023
  • 18 Sept 2023

FEE-HELP available

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Describe the structure and function of biological molecules.
    2. Describe the metabolism of protein, carbohydrates and fat.
    3. Describe the changes in metabolism in selected diseases.
    4. Describe the regulation and control of gene expression.

Entry requirements

No entry 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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Why study a single subject?

Bite sized study

Try studying a particular area to see if online study suits you, or upskill in just a few months with a single subject that you’re interested in.

Pursue a dream

With thousands of single subjects to choose from, you can find topics that get you on the path to your higher education goals fast.

Gain Uni credit

Most single subjects are part of a full degree. That means if you’re keen to keep learning, you can gain credit for the subjects you’ve successfully completed.

Single subject FAQs