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HSN750 - Nutrition Research Project Part A

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):2
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Alison Booth


HSN715 and completion of at least three other HSN level 7 credit points



Incompatible with: HSN712
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Students who completed HSN711 must select an alternative topic for this unit.


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

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

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Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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