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Unit details

HSN715 - Understanding Human Nutrition Research Studies

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Offered:

Trimester 2

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Unit chair:

Alison Booth

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

Nutrition knowledge is continually changing and this provides challenges to those working in the field of nutrition with providing accurate information to individuals or groups. This unit will provide you with the skills to design and evaluate nutrition research studies. Topics to be covered in this unit include: research planning and dissemination; understanding research methodologies; designing, interpreting and critically analysing research studies including qualitative, quantitative and observational research designs, and; human research ethics principles.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (2000 words) 40%

Four Cloud (online) multiple choice tests: Total 20%

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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