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Principles Of Nutrition (Module)

Module description

At the end of the module the student should have:
  • detailed knowledge of the sources and functions of the essential nutrients and other major dietary components,
  • detailed knowledge of the effects of deficiencies and excesses of the essential nutrients,
  • understanding of the factors that determine the chemical composition, production and supply of food,
  • increased knowledge of the methods used for acquiring and interpreting nutritional, biological and epidemiological information,
  • improved ability to analyse, synthesise and summarise information critically,
  • improved ability to recognise the moral, ethical and social implications of scientific investigations and human intervention in the food chain.

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Not applicable

Module assessment - more information

One exam, a seminar, an epidemiology assignment and two statistics assignments

Key information

Module code 7MNT0004

Credit level 7

Assessment presentation/s written examination/s

Credit value 40 credits

Semester Full-year

Study abroad module No