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 at Drysdale TasTAFE.
|Unit name||Community and Public Health Nutrition|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,402.00||069901|
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CXA108 or CXA208 or equivalent.
2-hr lecture (8 weeks), 3 x 3-hr practical sessions, 1 x off-campus visit approximately 3-hrs, readings and online components.
Assignment 1 (2000 words) (25%); Asssignment 2 (1000 words) (10%); Group project (500 words & 12min presentation) (25%), Final 2-hr exam (40%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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