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Area/Catalogue
BIOL 2060

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163166

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To develop and apply knowledge of nutritional requirements for optimal growth and development throughout the lifespan.

Course content

Role of nutrients in the regulation of growth, maintenance and repair of tissues during the life stages: pre-natal, pregnancy and lactation, childhood, adolescence, adulthood (including the elderly). Special Nutritional concerns of children, adolescents and the elderly. Nutritional, environmental and sociocultural influences on body weight; health implications associated with overweight/obesity; evidence based approaches for weight management in children and adults.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 2036 UO Nutrition and Exercise Biochemistry
HLTH 2035 UO Human Nutrition

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Assignment 2000 words 50% NA
Case study 2500 words 50% NA

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Degree this course is offered in