NUTR09006 2019 Food and Nutrition Policy

General Details

Full Title
Food and Nutrition Policy
Transcript Title
Food and Nutrition Policy
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Subject Area
NUTR - Nutrition
HEAL - Health & Nutritional Sciences
09 - NFQ Level 9
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Laura Keaver, Irina Uzhova
Programme Membership
SG_SPUBL_M09 201900 Master of Science in Public Health Nutrition

This module will enable students to integrate and apply all their knowledge and skills in public health nutrition to the development and analysis of food and nutrition policies with special reference to Europe


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


A demonstrated ability to conduct a policy analysis


Contribute effectively to the planning (including implementation and monitoring) of food and nutrition policy, taking into consideration health issues


Be able to demonstrate how public health policy is related to nutrition policy and to common agricultural policy

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered full time through weekly lectures

Module Assessment Strategies

This module is 50% continuous assessment and 50% open book exam

Repeat Assessments

Repeat continuous assessment and/or final exam

Indicative Syllabus

Planning (including implementation and monitoring) of food and nutrition policy; governance frameworks; policy analysis; interactions between health, nutrition and agricultural policies; history and philosophy of national food and nutrition policies in EU and internationally, in the context of GATT, CAP, other food-, economic- and health frameworks including information systems, goals and targets; national and European Law (international), especially food and trade regulations from the perspective of food as a human right; assessment of the contexts (nutritional, politicalm economical, cultural) affecting pocily development; assessment of nutritional, environmental and health-related impacts of national, European and international food and trade regulations; interrelationships among community, private and public sector stakeholders in policy formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; the translation of policies into feasible programs

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
50 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % OnGoing 2,3

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Exam Final Exam Open Book Exam 50 % End of Semester 1

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Directed Learning Not Specified Self-directed 5 Weekly 5.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 7.00 Hours

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