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NUTR71-107: Public Health Nutrition Practice

Description

This subject focuses on developing graduate competencies relevant to practice in community and public health nutrition, that field of public health service delivery concerned with the prevention of dietary related disease. This subject covers the methodology of assessing community and population needs, building community capacity, program planning, strategy implementation and evaluation relevant to diet related disease prevention and health promotion. This subject includes the study of the educational, organisational, legislative and environmental change strategies used to improve the nutritional health of communities. 

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: NUTR71-107
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Semesters offered:
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Health, Biomedical, and Sport Sciences
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,150.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,200.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,310.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,450.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $4,450.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,570.00

Learning objectives

1. Critically analyse public health nutrition practice contexts, priorities, strategies and initiatives. 2. Incorporate capacity building as a core strategy in public health nutrition intervention development and implementation plans. 3. Collect appropriate information and analyse public health nutrition problems to inform intervention planning. 4. Analyse and prioritise the determinants of public health nutrition issues to inform intervention design. 5. Develop a plan for an intervention strategy (informed by evidence, stakeholder perspectives, and mandates) for a public health nutrition problem with defined target group. 6. Develop an evaluation plan for a proposed intervention strategy, incorporating formative, process, impact and outcome evaluation options.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students

Must be admitted into CC-63040 - Graduate Diploma of Nutrition OR CC-63041 - Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
    Semester start: 12/09/2022
    Subject start: 12/09/2022
    Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
    Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
    Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
    Teaching census: 07/10/2022
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 17/07/2022
Semester start: 12/09/2022
Subject start: 12/09/2022
Cancellation 1: 26/09/2022
Cancellation 2: 03/10/2022
Last enrolment: 25/09/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 08/10/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 29/10/2022
Teaching census: 07/10/2022