NUT212 Principles of Nutrition

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NUT212 Principles of Nutrition


Principles of Nutrition introduces you to the basic principles of nutrition across the human lifespan. You will learn the role and function of nutrients, nutritional requirements including deficiency and toxicity, food sources of nutrients and common serve sizes of foods. The second half of the course covers special nutrient needs of people across the lifespan, through pregnancy and lactation, infancy, childhood and adolescence and maturity and ageing.

Other information

LFS103 or LFS112 or SPX103
Semester of offer*:
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Tuition fee:
Allied Health:
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

NUT212 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 250KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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