HSN705 - Public Health Nutrition
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online|
H511, H517, H616 and H714 students: enrol in 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 an online course, you need to enrol into the online unit offering.
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 online seminars per trimester
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.
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