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HSN705 - Public Health Nutrition

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Karen Campbell

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

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: Five cloud (online) multiple choice tests (4% each) 20%
Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 40%
Assessment task 3: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

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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