35+ hours of content
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You are what you eat, right? But how are our food choices influenced by the society and culture that we live in? In this CPE/CPD course, explore the social determinants of health and the different factors that impact our food choices. Learn how to encourage behavioural change when it comes to our diet.
In this course, define sociology and identify the social determinants of health. Examine the social and cultural factors that impact our food choices. Explore different cultural perspectives on food and nutrition. Consider contemporary food habits, family dynamics, globalisation, an ageing population and the politics of food. Learn strategies to modify dietary behaviour in individuals and groups to improve their health.
|The study of sociology
|Identify the social and cultural factors impacting on individual dietary and food choices.
Explain the relationship between people and food in local and
international contexts through multiple sociological lenses.
|Compare different cultures’ concepts of nutrition and food considering social, economic and environmental factors.
|Evaluate strategies for modifying dietary behaviour in groups and individuals based on their unique cultural factors.
|Explore dietary Influences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
|The modern diet
|Explore contemporary food habits of Australians and the family dynamics that influence choice.
|Nutrition and chronic disease
|Understand how chronic disease can affect food choice.
Video or written report identifying a cultural identity and key
influences in the food decision making.
Whether you are upskilling, cross-skilling, re-skilling or simply curious about the sociology of food, this advanced course will equip you with the knowledge to expand your career possibilities.
Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to explore the social and cultural factors that impact our food choices.
Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. You will complete project work and comprehensive assessments to gain CPE/CPD points.
Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course to record your progress. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away.
This short course is academically rigorous. It is designed and supported by leading experts in the field and academics who understand the needs of busy professionals. You will receive direct feedback from them on your individual course assessments.
Each course draws on content from Endeavour College of Natural Health’s degrees and is backed by its higher education credentials.
By successfully completing the assessment tasks in this course, you will gain up to 35 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) points. You can use CPE points towards your membership of professional bodies and to show you’re actively investing in life-long learning.
Completing this course rewards you with the following credly badge, which you can share on your socials!
Awardees have developed an understanding of sociology and formed knowledge of the factors affecting food choices. They have gained insight into food and nutrition issues, creating awareness of different cultural identities. Awardees have also been introduced to strategies to manage dietary change.Learn more about Credly badges
If you love Sociology of Food, why not continue your professional development with another CPE/CPD course? Or you may want to explore a degree with Endeavour College of Natural Health.
"I really enjoyed how the course was laid out and found the resources provided extremely helpful and relevant."
- Federica Conti
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