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HSN740 - Nutrition Research Skills

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Medicine Semester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

This unit is only available to students enrolled in H718 Master of Dietetics

Unit chair:

Dominique Condo





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour seminar/computer labs per week


This unit will equip students with the relevant skills and knowledge in nutrition research relevant to dietetic practice. Topics covered in this unit include conducting a literature review, research ethics, nutritional assessment, oral and poster presentation skills, literature reviews, quantitative and qualitative research, research study designs and statistical analysis.


Assessment task 1: Individual and Team Based Learning (TBL) tasks 7.5%

Assessment task 2: Media Research Critique (750 words) 7.5%

Assessment task 3: Dietary methodology assignment (1500 words) 30%

Assessment task 4: Literature review and qualitative research plan (Literature review 1000 words 20%; Qualitative research plan 1750 words 30%; Oral presentation 5%) Total 55%

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