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HSN750 - Nutrition Research Project Part A

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Alison Booth


HSN715 and completion of at least three other HSN level 7 credit points



Incompatible with:

HSN712, HSR701

Contact hours:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 2 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester. Students have weekly one on one contact (either on campus or online/phone) with a supervisor throughout the trimester


Students who completed HSN711 must select an alternative topic for this unit.


This unit is the first part of a two part activity involving a literature review and development of a research proposal (HSN750 Nutrition Research Project Part A) and then the conduct of the research and writing of a manuscript for publication in a chosen area as part of HSN751 Nutrition Research Project Part B. HSN750 can be selected as a stand-alone unit where you do not have to complete HSN751. HSN750 focuses on literature searching, reading and evaluating published work, writing a literature review, defining a research aim and developing a testable hypothesis. Students will critically evaluate an ethics application. The research proposal and project is subject to approval by the unit chair.


Assessment task 1: Evaluation of ethics application (1500 words) 12.5%

Assessment task 2: Literature review (5000 words) 75%

Assessment task 3: Research plan (1500 words) 12.5%

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