Graduate Certificate of Public Health Nutrition

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Graduate Certificate of Public Health Nutrition
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud (online)Yes

0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent

(Full-time only available to students commencing in Trimester 1)

Deakin course codeH517

Course is under review in 2015 and may be subject to change

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Public Health Nutrition provides a practically-oriented, postgraduate-level introduction to public health nutrition covering material from related disciplines such as epidemiology, politics and policy, nutrition promotion and communication to provide you with core competencies to tackle these relevant public health and nutrition issues.

Cloud (online) studies

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

The course consists of four credit points of study comprising one core unit: HSN727Advanced Public Health Nutrition - 2 credit points and two elective units. The elective units should be chosen from the list included in the course structure.

For students completing both a postgraduate human nutrition course (H511, H616 or H714) and the Graduate Certificate of Public Health Nutrition (H517), a maximum of 2 credit points of credit for prior learning can be shared between both awards.

Course structure

Core Unit

Trimester 1

HSN727Advanced Public Health Nutrition

Elective Units

Trimester 1

HSN705Public Health Nutrition

HSN713Food, Nutrition and Behaviour

Trimester 2

HSN706Food Policy and Public Health

HSN708Nutrition Promotion

HSN719Population Nutrition and Physical Activity Assessment

HSN734Obesity Prevention

Trimester 3

HSN715Understanding Human Nutrition Research Studies (offered alternate years in 2016, 2018)