This is a practical unit providing students with an overview of public health nutrition principles and practices. Students will develop an understanding of public health nutrition priorities such as obesity prevention; economic, geographically and socially disadvantaged communities; international nutrition; food systems and food safety legislation referring to legal and regulatory considerations as appropriate. This unit includes a practical component dealing with food handling, food hygiene and cooking principles within a community setting. You will also have the opportunity to work a community nutrition project within a small group in this unit.
|Unit name||Community and Public Health Nutrition|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Available as student elective?||No|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Clinical Practice: 4 hours - 2 weeks
Tutorial: 2 hours - 10 weeks
Individual Study: 7 hours - 13 weeks
Report (2000 words) 20%, Journal (1000 words) 15%, Presentation (15 mins) 15%, Report (500 words) 10%, Final Exam (2 hours) 40%
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