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HSN705 - Public Health Nutrition

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Julie Woods





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Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


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 task 1: Five cloud (online) multiple choice tests (4% each) 20%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

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