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This unit is designed to introduce you to foundation knowledge relevant to the structure and function of the human body. Concepts in biological chemistry, cell metabolism, microscopy, cell biology and molecular and descriptive genetics will be covered in the unit, with a particular focus on humans. This will provide you with a foundation body of knowledge particularly relevant to studies in biochemistry, human nutrition and anatomy and physiology.

Summary 2021

Unit name Human Nutritional Biology
Unit code CXA289
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences

Tracy Douglas

Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

Lecture: 2 hours -  weekly

Tutorials: 2 hours - weekly


Test or Quiz (4 online quizzes)10%, Test or Quiz (short answer questions) 20%, Report (written assessment) 20%,  Exam 50%,

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