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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.0625 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Boyd Strauss


Students will attend a weekly seminar over the semester on topics related to human nutrition given by a range of experts, and by other students. Students are required to take notes and reflect in writing about each seminar in the context of human nutrition and implications for nutrition science.


On completion of the unit, students will:

  1. have insight into different areas of research and practice in human nutrition;

  1. have experience in participating in scientific discussions; and

  1. be proficient in articulating their reflection on the context of presentations.


Weekly reflection on seminar topics in the context of nutrition science.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Karen Walker

Contact hours

Seminars: 2 hours per week; assignments and self-directed learning: 4 hours per week


BND4111, BND4121