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HSN734 - Obesity Prevention

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: 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:

Rachel Laws





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 5 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester


The unit provides students with a fundamental understanding of the obesity epidemic and its economic, social-cultural, policy and physical determinants and outcomes. Students will be provided with the best available evidence on what the key components of an obesity prevention program should be. Students obtain the skills required to guide the implementation and evaluation of obesity prevention programs in a range of community settings.


Assessment task 1: Five sets of cloud (online) multiple choice questions 20%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (1750 words) 35%

Assessment task 3: Assignment (2250 words) 45%

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