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Area/Catalogue
FOSC 3019

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
164721

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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 owner

Course owner
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Course aim

To develop understanding and application of the principles and practicalities of program planning and delivery to successfully guide community nutrition activities which meet the capabilities required for a nutritionist.

Course content

Public health nutrition framework – local, national and international perspective. Public health nutrition priorities with a focus on Aboriginal and disadvantaged populations. Current national, international community nutrition programs, with a focus on Aboriginal  and disadvantaged populations. Principles and practicalities of community nutrition program planning, delivery and evaluation (including needs assessment, setting aims and objectives, implementation theory and models, program evaluation). Application of theory to the critique and development of community nutrition programs. Application of food and nutrition knowledge to planning community nutrition activities.  Emerging issues in community nutrition.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BIOL 1055 Introduction to Nutrition and Food Sciences 2
HLTH 2001 Human Nutrition

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Workshop 3 hours x 12 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
Quiz - 15% 45 minutes
Assignment 1500 words 35% -
Assignment 3000 words 50% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Course Coordinators

School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

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