Bachelor's Programme in Public health nutrition action
Language of instruction
This course is taught in Norwegian and an English translation of the course description is not available.
ERN100 Basic Nutrition, BIO104 Human Physiology and Anatomy, and KJ-212 Biochemistry
have knowledge of mechanisms for metabolic regulation
have detailed knowledge of the digestion, metabolism and biological functions of the macronutrients in the body
have knowledge of the biological and regulatory functions of selected micro-nutrients
have knowledge of the biological importance of good nutritional status in different phases of life (the first 1000 days, adolescence and old age)
have knowledge of the connection between diet and bone health
have knowledge about how nutrients, foods and diet can affect (patho) physiological processes related to the most common lifestyle diseases
Digestion, metabolism and function of macronutrients
The biological and regulatory functions of micronutrients
Diet and bone health
The importance of good nutritional status in different phases of life
Nutrition and (patho) physiological processes related to obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer
Lectures, group work and practice in presenting for fellow students. Parts of the teaching are compulsory. Further information will be given in the semester plan.
The student workload is estimated to approx. 270 hours.
Satisfactory participation in compulsory teaching and successful completion of work requirements according to the semester plan
Assessment methods and criteria
A graded 4-hour written individual examination.
The person responsible for the course, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.