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Undergraduate | TAS-CXA100 | 2024

Food Studies

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Study method
100% online
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 22 July 2024
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Food Studies

About this subject

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

    1. Demonstrate knowledge of the historical, biological and social aspects of food and human nutrition including the: evolution of human nutrition, cultural and social influences of food use and choice on health, relationships between nutritional factors and the development of chronic conditions
    2. Demonstrate how to analyse emerging contemporary issues and trends associated with: the development and sustainability of our food supply system and its relationship to health, nutrition, global food production, distribution and consumption, the relationships between the environmental, agricultural, economic, health, social and political factors that affect the provision of food
    3. Interpret food and nutrition information to make recommendations (based on evidence) to help the consumer
    4. Communicate in writing and through electronic media to different audiences (e.g. lecturer, peers)

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Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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