This online module aims to broaden awareness of the diversity of the digital world of nutrition and acquire skills that enable you to legally, professionally, ethically and responsibly negotiate and engage with this environment. You will hone your skills, enabling you to engage with, evaluate and disseminate digital information/ applications/platforms responsibly. You will find out more about data protection, confidentiality and intellectual property issues for nutritionists and explore your own digital presence. You will explore various forms of digital nutrition including nutritional data collection, digital support and publicly available media, taking a reflective approach to the learning and assessment. This course will be delivered through a combination of recorded lectures and online interactive timetabled seminars and workshops. These can all be accessed remotely via a broadband connection.
The next course will begin in late September 2022 and will run weekly for 12 weeks*.
*Assessment dates may fall outside of these weeks
Fees displayed are for Home students
This module is taught at level 5 (equivalent to second year undergraduate). This is an assessed module that include 36 hours of academic delivery and an additional 164 study hours (including assessment).
Applicants should be capable of level 5 study (equivalent to second year of a BSc). A good understand of nutritional sciences is strongly recommended (ideally at degree level but at least to level 4). Applicants should have good English Language skills and GCSE equivalents (pass) in maths and English. If you are unsure about your background qualification eligibility, please contact us before registering (see the Contact tab above).
The module must be passed overall with a mark of at least 40% to gain the 20 credits. There are two assessment tasks.
The fee for 2022/23 is £600 (for Home students)