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HSN727 - Advanced Public Health Nutrition

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule:

Unit only available to students enrolled in H517 and H616 and H714 enrolled students who have completed 6 HSN-coded postgraduate human nutrition units-see course structure for units available.

Unit chair:

Julie Woods

Contact hours:

All content available in Cloud (online)

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

In this unit students will learn core public health nutrition competencies including: intelligence gathering; project planning, implementation and evaluation; communication; and advocacy techniques. The Unit is designed for those students seeking a career in public health nutrition or current public health nutritionists seeking to extend their knowledge and skills in public health nutrition. The taught competencies are informed by the latest research and consistent with professional organisation recommendations for building the public health nutrition workforce. These are major opportunities to undertake self-reflection activities within the unit and to build a professional portfolio to support current and/or future career paths in public health nutrition.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Self-reflection report (1600 words) 20%

Assessment task 2: Project management report (4000 words) 50%

Assessment task 3: Communication plan (1200 words) 15%

Assessment task 4: Advocacy strategy (1200 words) 15%

Prescribed texts

Hughes R and Margetts B. 2011. Practical Public health nutrition. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK

Unit Fee Information

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