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HSN101 - Foundations of Food, Nutrition and Health

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Trimester 1: Sara Cicerale
Trimester 3: TBA

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Sara Cicerale
Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Warrnambool: Lisa Newman

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) students - 1 x 2 hour class per week and 3 x 1 hour seminars per trimester.
Warrnambool students: 1 x 2 hour class per week delivered electronically only and 3 x 1 hour seminars per trimester.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit provides students with foundation knowledge in food, nutrition and health, including food sources of nutrients, food and nutrient recommendations for health and methods for measuring food intake and behaviour, historical perspective of why we consume the foods we do today and how our scientific knowledge may influence foods we eat in the future. Students also gain an understanding of interactions between the environment, technologies developed to produce and harvest foods and scientific advances in food and nutrition. The topics include: food history, Australian food culture, food production, food sources of nutrients, food and nutrient recommendations and their relationship with health and methods used to measure food intakes and behaviours. Students also have an opportunity to align their interests and values to future career options.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Two multiple-choice cloud (online) tests (5% each) 10%
Assessment task 2: Written assignment (1300 words) and oral presentation (2 minutes) 40%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3197$3281

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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