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HSN210 - Nutrition and Food Promotion

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Lisa Newman





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week and 5 x 1 hour seminars per trimester


Nutrition and food promotion is an important aspect of public health nutrition. Promotion of nutrition and food knowledge amongst food consumers, as well as the modification of the food supply, is essential for the optimisation of health. Topics covered in this unit: design, planning and evaluation of nutrition promotion programs, nutrition promotion in a variety of settings e.g.: children and families, workplaces and health services, food industry, food labelling; theories and methods to help understand what drives consumers to eat certain foods.


Assessment task 1: Nutrition job application (600 words) 10%

Assessment task 2: Group assignment (4000 words equivalent to 1000 words per student) 30%

Assessment task 3: Oral presentation 10%

Assessment task 4: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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