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Graduate Certificate in Organic Food and Nutrition

Speciality Classification
Nurses and Midwives
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
32 weeks part-time
Provider
Southern Cross University

Course summary

Grow your knowledge of sustainable food production and holistic health with the Graduate Certificate in Organic Food and Nutrition. This course will enhance your understanding of organic food systems and the relationship of organics to nutrition. It will develop your knowledge, skills and practice in organic farming, sustainable and ethical food systems as well as the produce journey, and the connection of organic food with health. You will develop skills in critically evaluating scientific evidence, debate ethical and legal standards in organic food production, and discuss the roles that plants and animals play in human and soil health.

The Graduate Certificate in Organic Food and Nutrition will demonstrate to employers, clients and colleagues your abilities across the scope of practice relating to organic principles and food production for holistic health and wellbeing. As a graduate, you will be equipped with innovative knowledge to help meet growing consumer demands for quality support to achieve their wellness aspirations.

This qualification also provides a pathway for further study at a Masters or Doctoral level.

Major areas of study

The course offers a holistic approach to studying organic food systems and the relationship of organics to nutrition.

You will explore the principles of organic food production and getting organic produce from the farm to the table; investigate the health and medicinal benefits of plants and animals as they relate to organic foods; and learn about the systems, laws and regulations of the organics food industry. You will have the opportunity to take a research-informed approach and develop your ability to critically evaluate scientific evidence in relation to organic food and nutrition.

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Assessment methods

The assessment methods used in this course vary from unit to unit and connect with the types of learning outcomes for each unit and the course as a whole. Assessment tasks may include essays, reports, case studies, online tasks, examinations and presentations.

Teaching methods

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

Some units provide the opportunity for field trips to experience organic farming principles in practice.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge from this qualification across a wide range of professions, including in organics food production, in health education and practice, and in policy at different levels of government.

The Graduate Certificate in Organic Food and Nutrition also provides a pathway for further study at a Masters or Doctoral level.

 

Type
Delivery
Title
Graduate Certificate in Organic Food and Nutrition
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
University
Duration
32 weeks part-time
CPD Points
48 Credit Points
Price
2950.00
Price Details
$2,950 per 12CP unit
Location
Online
Price:
$2,950.00
$2,950 per 12CP unit
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