Stage 2


Assumed Knowledge



A ‘B’ grade or better in Stage 1 Biology or ‘C’ in Stage 1 Nutrition, Stage 1 Chemistry or Stage 1 Physics, with teacher recommendation.

Focus Capabilities

Learning, Communication, Citizenship and Personal Development and Work.

Related Subject
Subject Description

​Students investigate up-to-date scientific information on the role of nutrients in the body as well as social and environmental issues in nutrition. They explore the links between food, health and diet-related diseases.

Students also have the opportunity to examine factors that influence food choices and reflect on local, national, Indigenous, and global concerns and associated issues. Students investigate methods of food production and distribution that affect the quantity and quality of food, and consider the ways in which these methods and associated technologies influence the health of individuals and communities.

The study of nutrition assists students to reinforce or modify their own diets and lifestyle habits to maximise their health outcomes.

Course Fees


Additional Costs

Students are required to purchase Nutrition Stage 2 Essentials work book ($52.00) and are encouraged to buy Nutrition SASTA revision guide ($30.00).

Assessment Type 1:

Investigation Folio: Practical Investigations and Research Investigations.

Assessment Type 2:

Skills & Applications Tasks: Tests/Assignments/Oral Presentations.

Assessment Type 3:

External Examination.

Assessment Type 4:


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