HSN705 - Public Health Nutrition

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

H511, H517, H616 and H714 students: enrol via Cloud (online) mode only.

H748 students: enrol via Campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne) only.

Other Postgraduate students who wish to enrol in this unit:

If you are enrolled in an on-campus course, you can enrol in the on-campus unit offering and you will need to request a manual enrolment from your Student Adviser.

If you are enrolled in a Cloud course, you need to enrol into the Cloud unit offering.

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

HSN302

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

5 x 2 hour seminars per trimester

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 5 x 2 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester

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.

Unit Fee Information

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