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Area/Catalogue
BIOL 3035

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
160281

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To provide advanced knowledge of the biochemical science of nutrients relevant to human health and disease.

Course content

Metabolic pathways in cardiometabolic, hepatic, renal, haematological, immunological, bone and nervous tissue and transport mechanisms in the maintenance of whole-body homeostasis. Metabolic changes occurring in disease states. Biochemical and/or physiological functions of biomolecules to mitigate the onset of disease and the mechanisms of action. The interaction between nutrients and drugs and implications on homeostasis and pathology. Comparative studies on the effectiveness of biomolecules according to changes in disease biomarker(s). Evidence for general and high-level health/therapeutic claims of nutrients.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BIOL 2014 Biochemistry
BIOL 1051 Physiology Essentials 100
BIOL 2035 Physiology

Students must complete Biochemistry (BIOL 2014). Students must also complete either Physiology (BIOL 2035) or Physiology Essentials 100 (BIOL 1051)

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 13 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 6 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Portfolio, Practical, Research assignment

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

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