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HSN713 - Food, Nutrition and Behaviour

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

H511, H517 and H714 students: enrol in Cloud (online) mode

H748 students: enrol in Campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne)

All other students: contact your enrolment officer to discuss enrolling in Campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne)

Unit chair:

Gie Liem





Incompatible with:

HSN103 and HSN208

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour online recorded class per week and online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester


This unit overviews the relationships between food consumption and human behaviours. It examines the main social, psychological and biological determinants of human food choice and consumption. It also discusses how human food choice can be changed from a public health as well as an industry point of view.


Assessment task 1: Essay (3000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Practical assignments (2000 words) 50%

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