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HSN760 - International Perspectives in Food and Nutrition

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 3: Study tour

EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in H511 Graduate Certificate of Human Nutrition, H616 Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition, H714 Master of Human Nutrition or H718 Master of Dietetics

Unit chair:

Gie Liem and Susan Torres





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

2 x 3 hour seminars (eLive), 1 x 1 full day seminar (eLive), study tour of approximately two weeks


Limited places are available. The selection procedure will include a written application and personal interview.


This unit provides students with the opportunity to learn about the context of food, nutrition and health from an international perspective. The unit will be conducted in the form of a study tour of a pre-determined country and is designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their understanding of cross-cultural aspects of food, nutrition and health. The study tour will consist of a range of activities designed to link students with policy makers, consumers, nutrition departments, educators and food production companies in the host country, and to reflect on their own values and approaches in relation to food, nutrition and health.


Assessment task 1: Group pre-departure presentation via eLive (30 minutes per group) and written summary 20% - hurdle requirement
Assessment task 2: Reflective practice paper (1500 words) 30%
Assessment task 3: Written briefing paper (2500 words) 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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