HONOURS IN NUTRITION B

DTN4HNB

2014

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop research skills to independently conduct a research project in their chosen area of nutrition and report the findings of their work in a scientific format. The skills and capabilities gained in this year-long subjects include independent thinking, critical evaluation of literature, selection of appropriate experimental designs, practical application of nutrition research tools, data analysis and interpretation, and oral and written communication of findings. The full program lasts approximately 9 months and starts early February.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorAudrey Tierney

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HBHNH - Bachelor of Human Nutrition and must have achieved a WAM of 70 in HBHN - Bachelor of Human Nutrition to be offered an honours year. All other students require subject coordinator approval.

Co-requisites HBS4HPA and NUT4HNA and NUT4HNB

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Readingsrelevant readings assigned by the supervisorPrescribedN/AN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size20

Enrolment information Project and supervisor availability Subject will only be available to students who have achieved a WAM of 70 or above in HBHN - Bachelor of Human Nutrition, or obtain approval from subject coordinator.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAudrey Tierney

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 2.0 hours supervisor consultation per week and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students to complete minimum of 2 hours of consultation with supervisor per week, attendance at relevant seminars."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Abstract of research findings10
one 10,000 word-thesisStudents are expected to enrol in and successfully complete units DTN4HNA & DTN4HNB in order to complete this assessment50
one 20-minute oral presentationStudents are expected to enrol in and successfully complete units DTN4HNA & DTN4HNB in order to complete this assessment20
one supervisor's assessmentStudents are expected to enrol in and successfully complete units DTN4HNA & DTN4HNB in order to complete this assessment20