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Clinical Nutrition (Module)

Module description

At the end of the module the student should:
  • understand the framework of therapeutic options for the management of specific diseases and know where diet fits in,
  • be able to critically evaluate the evidence concerning the role of diet in the causation of specific diseases,
  • understand the effects of specific diseases on the nutritional status of patients, 
  • have improved ability to analyse, synthesise and summarise information critically,
  • have improved ability to recognise the moral, ethical and social implications of scientific investigations and human intervention in the food chain
  • have improved written communication skills and information retrieval skills.

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Not applicable

Module assessment - more information

One exam and one essay

Key information

Module code 7MNT0002

Credit level 7

Assessment written examination/s coursework

Credit value 15 credits

Semester Semester 1 (autumn), Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module No