Public Health Nutrition

    Unit set code: HMIPHN | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Discipline Minor
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    St Albans


    This minor provides an integrated group of units in Public Health Nutrition. It covers disciplinary knowledge in Public Health Nutrition with a focus on contemporary challenges relating to principles and practices from social and behavioral science to develop, implement and evaluation of programs and policies that promote optimal nutrition and population health and well-being. Students will develop their skills in oral communication, critical analysis and different forms of writing for audiences. Assessment tasks across the minor include short exercises, group projects, oral presentations, essays, and formal examinations.

    Students choosing the minor, HMIPHN Public Health Nutrition, may be required to obtain a ‘Working With Children Check’ prior to undertaking the unit, HHB2402 Health Program Planning and Evaluation.

    Unit set structure

    For a minor study students must complete forty-eight (48) credit points of study, comprising:

    Four (4) Specialist Area units.

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