Human Nutrition I

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human Nutrition I

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-Requisite: Food Diet and Health (FDSC10010)

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module will give students a comprehensive introduction to Human Nutrition. It will deliver an introduction to dietary recommendations and guidelines. Additionally, macronutrients , vitamins (water and fat), trace elements and minerals will be introduced and discussed with respect to dietary sources and special attention will be given to function and requirements.
    Food Science Students: This module will contribute to the development of the following COMPETENCIES that are CORE to your development as a professional in Food Science.
    ? Food chemistry and analysis - This module will explore the structure and properties of food components, including water, carbohydrates, protein, lipids, and other nutrients.
    ? Success skills - This module will introduce communication skills (in particular, written communication), critical thinking/problem solving skills (in particular, scientific reasoning), life-long learning skills, interaction skills (in particular, interpersonal skills) and information acquisition skills.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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