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Unit details

HSN705 - Public Health Nutrition

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Karen Campbell

Incompatible with:

HSN302

Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

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

Assessment task 1: Four cloud (online) multiple choice tests (5% each) 20%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3072$3201

* 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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