Unit

School Of Science

Consumer Issues in NutritionWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300928.2

Discipline: FOOD SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jo-Anne Chuck


Assumed Knowledge
An understanding of human nutrition and health. Computer literacy.


Equivalent Units
300360 - Consumer Issues in Nutrition

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Jo-Anne Chuck  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit explores current food and nutrition issues. It introduces students to the factors that influence public health nutrition and explores (a) the contribution food systems and food security makes to consumer wellbeing; (b) the changing global marketplace and the impact of globalisation on food security and ecological sustainability; and (c) the complex inter-connections between government policy, globalisation, consumerism and human health. Students will assess nutritional status from available data and explore the role of community food systems. Students will also be introduced to social research methods and plan a social research study to address a nutrition related issue.


Courses
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3675.4Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING
3678.1Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3678.2Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
6004.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCONTINUING


Specialisations

KT3132.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCONTINUING
M3058.1Nutrition and PhysiologyCONTINUING
M3059.1Human NutritionCONTINUING
M3089.1Nutrition and PhysiologyCONTINUING




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