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HSN705 - Public Health Nutrition

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

Karen Campbell

Incompatible with:

HSN302

Contact hours:

All content available in Cloud (online)

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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%

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