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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 2056

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Study Method
100% online

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Course ID
171111

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
Yes

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Duration
10 weeks

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Availability/Timetable(s)

This course has not been
timetabled for 2022.

Course aim

To provide an overview of the role of food, nutrition and lifestyle for good health and to reduce the risk of age-related chronic disease and improve the quality of life in ageing Australians.

Course content

Nutritional guidelines: qualitative and quantitative; macro and micronutrients; changes in nutritional requirements with ageing; lifestyle and dietary patterns associated with disease during ageing; physiological, socioeconomic, and cultural changes to food, nutrition and eating with ageing; malnutrition; drug-nutrient interactions; food provision and services across the continuum of aged care.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BIOL 1053 UO Foundations of Human Biology 2
BIOL 1052 UO Foundations of Human Biology 1

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online (UniSA 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
Portfolio 2700 words 60% -
Assignment 1800 words 40% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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
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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

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

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