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Course Overview

This specialism course provides an up-to-date knowledge of Public Health Nutrition and provides students with an opportunity to develop their
understanding of the social, economic and cultural determinants of nutrition-related health problems, and skills that will enable them to design,
implement and evaluate nutrition policies and programmes aimed at addressing such problems. A combination of lectures, seminars, debates, tutorials and site
visits will give insight into key aspects of public health nutrition and you will be expected to contribute to lively discussions of the topics.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Foresterhill Sustained Study No
  • Dr Leone Craig

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Teaching and learning for this course will involve a combination of lectures, tutorials, talks from invited speakers, seminars, debates, student presentations
and attendance at community-based visits. Learning on public health principles, population nutritional concerns, food and nutrition security, food in society,
nutrition policy, nutrition communication, professional public health practice.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University week s 25, 27
  • 4 Lectures during University week 26
  • 5 Lectures during University week 28
  • 7 Lectures during University week 29
  • 2 Lectures during University week s 30 - 31
  • 1 Workshop during University week s 26, 28 - 29

More Information about Week Numbers

Summative Assessments

Essay (60%); practical exam (40%).

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes

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