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This specialism course provides an up-to-date knowledge of Public Health Nutrition research methods, a sound understanding of their application in diet, health and disease research, and their role in the development and evaluation of nutrition policies. A combination of lectures, seminars, debates and site visits will give insight into the practicalities of undertaking research and you will be expected to contribute to lively discussions of the research topics and intervention design. You will also learn to evaluate current sources of evidence to identify and critically appraise the relationship between food and nutrition the wider society and policy development.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Learning and seminars on survey methods, nutrition epidemiology, nutrition interventions in the community, nutrition policy, communicating nutrition advice at a population level and a community nutrition attachment.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
Essay 2500 words (30%); Exam (70%)