AHS201 Nutrition in Practice

Unit Description

In AHS201 Nutrition in Practice, students explore the importance of correct dietary intake in order to maintain healthy skin and body. Students will focus on how bodily functions are directly related to biochemical interactions and nutrition. In addition, this unit will cover nutritional requirements of the body, nutritional makeup of the modern diet/foods and clinical manifestations of nutritional deficiencies.

Topics discussed in the unit include:


There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit the student will be able to:

Graduate Attributes (GA)

In addition to the unit-specific learning outcomes listed above, the following graduate attributes are taught, developed and assessed in varying degrees within this unit:

Key Dates

Week 1 Semester commences
Week 3 Assessment Task 1: MCQ 1 (4%)
Week 5 Assessment Task 1: MCQ 2 (4%)
Post Week 6 Mid-Semester Break
Week 7 Assessment Task 1: MCQ 3 (4%)
Week 9 Assessment Task 1: MCQ 4 (4%)
Week 11 Assessment Task 1: MCQ 5 (4%)
Week 11 Assessment Task 2: Written Dietary Project (40%)
Week 13 Exam Study Week
Week 14 Assessment Task 3: Final Examination (40%)