Global Nutrition PG (11497.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Health|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Discipline Of Nutrition And Dietetics||Post Graduate Level|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Critically analyse factors contributing to selected global nutrition issues;
2. Critically analyse strategies for addressing selected global nutrition issues;
3. Research and apply established theories to formulate approaches to address global nutrition issues; and
4. Interpret and transmit ideas for the implementation of new approaches to address selected global nutrition issues to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
This unit involves deep consideration of complex global nutrition issues. Students will be expected to transfer knowledge and skills developed in earlier nutrition units to critically consider current and emerging challenges including malnutrition, nutrition in transition populations environmental impact of food systems, food sustainability and wicked nutrition problems.
Prerequisites8258 Nutritional Science G
Equivalent units8381 Food Health and Environment PG and 8664 International Nutrition PG
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||Flexible||Dr Cathy Knight-Agarwal|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Flexible||Dr Cathy Knight-Agarwal|
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Assessments to be uploaded by the due date via drop boxes on CANVAS.
Special assessment requirements
Students are to achieve a minimum of 50% in each one of the 3 assessment items in order to pass the unit. Students must attempt all assessment items to be eligible to pass this unit.
Use of text matching software
This is largely a self-paced unit. The expectation is that students will attend the tutorials (refer to timetable of activities).
Inclusion and engagement
It is highly recommended that students attend the tutorials.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums