Courses Handbook 2010

311513 v.1 Nutrition Major (Master)


This major within the Master of Public Health will focus on the nutritional aspects of health and disease both within and outside Australia. With major concerns about obesity and malnutrition and its impact on health status, chronic disease and risk factors, graduates will be able to broaden their knowledge and competence on this topical area. This major will not meet the requirements to be registered as a dietetian.

Course Structure Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 2
13151 v.4 N2   Research Dissertation 600 16.0 50.0
13359 v.3   Research Dissertation 601 16.0 50.0
13179 v.3 N1   Research Project 650 16.0 50.0
  SELECT 4 OPTIONS   100.0
Optional Units (No Year Level Specified) Hrs/Wk Credit
11938 v.3   International Health 581 4.0 25.0
13171 v.3   Evaluation of Health Promotion 687 4.0 25.0
13183 v.3   Nutrition Promotion 682 4.0 25.0
13184 v.3   Physical Activity and Health 692 4.0 25.0
301952 v.3   Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries 600 8.0 25.0
5596 v.7   Nutrition for Developing Countries 591 4.0 25.0
N1      Students who select Research Project 650 will need to complete a total of six optional units.
N2      Students must complete Research Dissertation 601 if they first select Research Dissertation 600.
NB      Students may only select the dissertation if they have a course weighted average of 70% over both semester one and two. (The dissertation is comprised of two units).
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