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Food, Health and Environment

Undergraduate | TAS-CXA322 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Assessments
100% online
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
Duration
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Food, Health and Environment

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Explain the components of different food systems and their relevance for provision of healthy and sustainable diets at the regional, national and global levels.
    2. Develop a reflective stance in relation to your own food choices and its impact on the environment
    3. Distinguish the diverse influences affecting consumers’ ability or desire to consume a Sustainable Diet through the 4 domains of health, environment, economy and society.
    4. Evaluate opportunities to transform the health and sustainability of the Australian food system.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement (fully online): Tutorial – 2 hours (12 weeks), Workshop – 3 hours (2 weeks), Fieldwork – 3 hours (1 week).

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.

What to study next?

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

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UndergraduateTAS-SUS-DEG

Bachelor of Science (Sustainability)

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