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Unit details

HSN750 - Nutrition Research Project Part A

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Alison Booth

Prerequisite:Completion of at least four HSN level 7 credit points
Incompatible with: HSN712
Contact hours:

All content available in Cloud (online)


Students who completed HSN711 must select an alternative topic for this unit.
Online teaching methods require internet access. 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


This unit is the first part of a two part activity involving a literature review and development of a research proposal (HSN750 Nutrition Research Project Part A) and then the conduct of the research and writing of a manuscript for publication in a chosen area as part of HSN751 Nutrition Research Project Part B. HSN750 can be selected as a stand alone unit where you do not have to complete HSN751. HSN750 focuses on literature searching, reading and evaluating published work, writing a literature review, defining a research aim and developing a testable hypothesis. Students will critically evaluate an ethics application. The research proposal and project is subject to approval by the unit chair.


Assessment task 1: Literature review (5000 words) 75%

Assessment task 2: Research plan (1500 words) 12.5%

Assessment task 3: Evaluation of ethics application (1500 words) 12.5%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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