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HSN740 - Dietetic Research Skills

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Medicine Semester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H718 Master of Dietetics

Unit chair:

Dominique Condo





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar/computer labs per week


This unit will equip students with the relevant skills and knowledge in nutrition research relevant to dietetic practice. Topics covered in this unit include conducting a literature review, research ethics, nutritional assessment, oral and poster presentation skills, literature reviews, quantitative and qualitative research, research study designs and statistical analysis.


Assessment task 1:Media Research Critique (750 words) 10%

Assessment task 2: Individual and Team Based Learning (TBL) tasks 10%

Assessment task 3: Literature review and research plan (Literature review 1500 words 30%, Research plan 1250 words 15%, Oral presentation 5%) Total 50%

Assessment task 4: Dietary methodology and data analysis assignment (1500 words) 30%

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