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Area/Catalogue
FOSC 3014

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101835

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Course aim

This course explores the theories of learning, social marketing and behaviour change allowing students to integrate the evidence for practice in communication about nutrition and food science.

Course content

Cultural, social, political, economic and environmental influences of food intake and the resultant effect on nutrition and the health status of all Australians and on the environment. Research skills in identifying, appraising, discussing, summarising the body of evidence. Common hierarchies for research evidence in quantitative and qualitative research. Translating nutrition and food science information for the public. Theories of social marketing, learning behaviour and change. Communicating nutrition and food science via verbal, digital and written means to different audiences in the community. Core knowledge of foods consumed by all Australians highlighting diverse cultural groups.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
Group 1
HLTH 2001 Human Nutrition
BIOL 2052 Lifespan Physiology
Group 2
HLTH 2001 Human Nutrition
HLTH 2006 Exercise Physiology 1

Students to choose from one of the above groups for the pre-requisites.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop 3 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Report 700 words 15% -
Project 1400 words 40% -
Case study 1200 words 25% -
Portfolio Continuous 20% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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