Show/hide contentOpenClose All
Curricular information is subject to change
On successful completion of this module the student will be able to
Understand critical nutritional factors that contribute to healthy growth, development and functional capacity throughout life.
Describe the nutritional requirements of women before and during pregnancy and lactation, infants, children, adolescents, adults and older adults.
Assess and evaluate nutritional status at different life stages.
Growth and nutrition assessment
Nutrition in the first year of life
Nutrition during childhood and adolescence
Nutrition in adulthood
Nutrition in old age.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
An understanding or an interest in food and health is recommended.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: MCQ||Week 4||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: MCQ||Week 8||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: MCQ||1 hour End of Trimester Exam||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: MCQ||Week 12||n/a||Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Autumn||Yes - 1 Hour|
• Online automated feedback
Online automated feedback will be given following all MCQ/Short question mid-semester exams.
|Dr Aoife McNamara||Tutor|
|Online Learning||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 33||Fri 13:00 - 13:50|
|Online Learning||Offering 1||Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33||Tues 13:00 - 13:50|