Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition Studies) – HLB102

University of Canberra

Introduction The Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition Studies) allows students to complete a range of foundation subjects to develop a sound scientific background in human nutrition including physiology, nutrition and food science. Students will also investigate the factors that impact what effects food and nutrients have on our physical, social, mental and environmental wellbeing. Students will gain knowledge in the different nutritional practices and what role guidelines play. Students will gain specialist knowledge of the physiological, social, and epidemiological factors influencing diet-related diseases prevalent in societies today as well as across the lifespan and populations.

At a Glance

Course level Undergraduate
CRICOS Code 098278D
Institution Name University of Canberra
Campus Location UC - Canberra, Bruce
Institution Type University
Course Duration N/A
Course University University of Canberra

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