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HSN705 - Public Health Nutrition

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Enrolment modes:(X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

K Campbell (B)

Incompatible with:

HSN302

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

This unit is the foundation unit in public health nutrition. It deals with the application of nutrition, behavioural and social science approaches to the prevention and amelioration of population health problems. Topics include: key concepts, goals and initiatives in public health nutrition, the social context of food; nutrition related disease-deficiencies and over consumption; the nutrition transition; food security and disadvantaged populations; food sustainability. The unit complements HSN706: Food Policy and Public Health.

Assessment

Four online multiple choice tests 5% each, two assignments (2000 words each) 40% each

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1045$1045$2881$3001

* 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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