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By the end of this modules students should be able to:
Understand the core concepts in nutritional epidemiology and be familiar with current diet-disease trends.
Demonstrate the ability to critically analyse current findings from nutritional epidemiological studies on the determinants of diet-related disease.
Apply public health frameworks to evaluate and improve nutritional status of populations as part of the Public Health Nutrition Cycle.
Critically identify the evidence for interventions and policies which address modifiable factors associated with diet across multiple levels of influence.
Create coherent proposal outlines for solutions to key public health nutrition challenges.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Group Project: Logic Model: Students will work together in small groups to identify the determinants of a public health nutrition problem and propose an intervention that addresses a given topic.||Week 9||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Assignment: Students will conduct a case study brief report on a selected public health nutrition policy.||Week 12||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Group Project: Concept Map: Students will work together in small groups to review the evidence for the determinants of a given public health nutrition topic.||Week 5||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Brightspace Rubrics will be used to provide feedback on summative assignments.
|Ms Ellen Greene||Tutor|