Nutrition and Exercise Biochemistry
Your upfront cost: $0
- 20 Sep 2021
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Describe the structure and function of biological molecules.
- Describe the metabolism of protein, carbohydrates and fat.
- Describe the changes in metabolism in selected diseases.
- Describe the regulation and control of gene expression.
- Amino Acids and Proteins
- DNA-Structure and Function
- RNA Structure and Function
- Protein Synthesis
- Properties of Enzymes and Enzyme Kinetics
- Metabolism, KrebsCycle, Electron Transport Chain and Oxidative Phosphorylation
- Carbohydrate Metabolism
- PPP and Amino Acid Metabolism
- Lipids and Cholesterol
- Cancer and Signal Transduction
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
Build your knowledge of the biochemical basis of biological systems. In this course, you’ll discover all of the key aspects of biochemistry including the major biomolecules including protein, carbohydrates, lipids and nucleic acids.
Study the structure and function of amino acids and proteins in the body. Learn about the production, use, and storage of energy in the body. Build your knowledge of fat, protein and carbohydrate metabolism in both health and disease states.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a second-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Exercise)
Current study term: 19 Sep 21 to 26 Nov 21
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