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Research and Evidence in Practice

Undergraduate | LTU-HEA102 | 2024

Master ways to apply evidence-based practice in human nutrition. Develop skills for interpreting and evaluating evidence and managing constraints.You’ll explore social, economic and environmental factors that challenge and influence your thinking.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Research and Evidence in Practice

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Recognise and describe the different research paradigms and methodologies that informs evidence based practice.
    2. Interpret and summarise key design elements of peer reviewed journal articles and other forms of evidence based material to communicate common research and statistical terminology.
    3. Explain the different study designs including strengths and weaknesses, used in health scientific literature and NHMRC levels of evidence.
    4. Interpret selected research outcomes and basic statistics from peer-reviewed journal articles, and other forms of evidence-based material.
    5. Apply an evidence-based approach to evaluate health-related challenges and problem solving in the contemporary world.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • LAT-HUN-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Food and Nutrition


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted in the following course: HBFN
Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed HLT1RAE (Research and Evidence In Practice) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - A good internet connection is required due to the online delivery.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Food and Nutrition

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