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HSN210 - Nutrition and Food Promotion

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Lisa Newman

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSN708

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week and 5 x 1 hour seminars per trimester

Content

Nutrition and food promotion is an important aspect of public health nutrition. Promotion of nutrition and food knowledge amongst food consumers, as well as the modification of the food supply, is essential for the optimisation of health. Topics covered in this unit: design, planning and evaluation of nutrition promotion programs, nutrition promotion in a variety of settings e.g.: children and families, workplaces and health services, food industry, food labelling; theories and methods to help understand what drives consumers to eat certain foods.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Group assignment (600 words) 15%

Assessment task 2: Individual assignment with group component (equivalent to 1600 words per student) 45%

Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 40%

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