Health and Nutrition

Unit set code: HMIHNU | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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The Health and Nutrition Minor introduces the student to the role nutrition plays in individual health and populations through the lifespan. Upon completion of the minor students will have an understanding of the link between nutrition and health, wellness and illness and their determinants.

Unit set structure

For a minor study students must complete forty-eight (48) credit points of study, comprising:

  • Four (4) Specialist Area units.
What is a unit?

A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.


'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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