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  • Food MicrobiologyFOOD90023

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with an understanding of Food Microbiology. The content includes: Overview of important microorganisms in foodsMicrobial metabolismNature of microbial growth in foodAction of microorganisms on food componentsPredictive microbiologyMicroorganisms of ...

  • Sustainable Food: Policy and PracticeFOOD90033

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject critically examines the policies, practices and challenges of creating more environmentally sustainable systems of food production, distribution and consumption. The resource dependence and environmental issues associated with existing food systems will be reviewed, including climate...

  • Plant Food ProductsFOOD90035

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The food we eat plays a significant role in human well-being in order to keep pace with a fast-moving society. Cooking from raw materials on a daily basis at the household level in order to meet the human dietary requirements of nutritious and healthy food is far from reality; for this reason the...

  • MFPI Internship Part 1FOOD90037

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide current insight and exposure into key issues, challenges and logistical matters that face the food industry in the area of innovation and improvement design. Innovation may be, but is not limited to, new product development, marketing, consumer insights, resear...

  • Landscape Design 1HORT20014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine historic garden design principles, their influence on contemporary garden design processes and relevance to the Australian context. Historic and contemporary approaches to landscape design will be investigated through garden site visits. The processes and principles rel...

  • Urban Tree ManagementHORT20019

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the care and management of trees in urban settings. The content will include tree anatomy and structure, tree growth and function, tree root systems, tree pathology and health, methods of tree assessment and evaluation, tree p...

  • Greening LandscapesHORT20027

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Through lectures, tutorials, excursions and a hands-on nursery and practical program, this subject will address critical stages in the successful establishment of vegetation, including: seed quality (genetic variability, integrity and development); plant growth and propagation techniques (seed ge...

  • Tree Growth and FunctionHORT90041

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Environmental stresses such as drought, extreme heat and severe wind events are increasing in their severity in urban environments. This subject aims to help students understand how and why urban trees are vulnerable to such stresses. Urban tree biology and function is constantly compromised thro...

  • Plants in the LandscapeHORT90033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores the identification, selection and design use of plants in urban landscapes. The content includes an introduction to botanical nomenclature, plant selection, sources of information, planting design, planting plans, the design use of major plant groups, and recognition and ide...

  • Functional FoodsFOOD30010

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the macro structure of food and the chemistry of the components as part of a food matrix. This will include their interactions within a food matrix. Specialised topics will provide students with a greater understanding of nutritional and sensory characteristics of foods, par...

  • Food Processing & PreservationFOOD30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with an understanding of the science and technology associated with the processing of materials of plant and animal origin into food and food products and their preservation by traditional and modern techniques. An integrated presentation embodying c...

  • MFPI InternshipFOOD90036

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide current insight and exposure into key issues, challenges and logistical matters that face the food industry in the area of innovation and improvement design. Innovation may be, but is not limited to, new product development, marketing, consumer insights, resear...

  • Securing Sufficient and Healthy FoodFOOD90039

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly FOOD90024 Food security is defined by the World Health Organization as “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life”. This is becoming increasingly difficult to maintain in all global sectors with increased populati...

  • Food Packaging DesignFOOD90032

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject provides an overview of food packaging design and primary packaging which has important roles in consumer-led product development, marketing and product placement. It combines knowledge and skills from a variety of disciplines necessary for this highly competitive and innovative area...

  • Food Packaging Materials and ProcessesFOOD90031

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject provides an overview of food packaging materials, processes and secondary packaging which has important roles in product preservation and safety, extended shelf life, consumer protection, sustainability and reduced carbon footprint, logistics and tracking, active packaging, modified ...

  • Food EngineeringFOOD90029

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject will cover the application of chemical engineering principles to modern food processing. This is a specialised elective subject and part of the Biochemical Engineering course that builds on core chemical engineering knowledge and the material presented in the Bioprocess Engineer...

  • MFPI Internship Part 2FOOD90038

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to FOOD90037 MFPI Internship Part 1 for further details

  • Sensory EvaluationFOOD90028

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Sensory evaluation is a scientific method used to evoke, measure, analyse, and interpret those responses to food products as perceived through the sense of sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing. Sensory evaluation guides development and commercial strategy within the food industry. It plays a cr...

  • Landscape TechnologyHORT20028

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Landscape Technology is a subject which will develop the skills and knowledge required to understand the processes and techniques related to the installation and management of landscapes. Students will learn the role of documentation; to interpret drawings and understand basic construction techni...

  • Green Infrastructure for Liveable CitiesHORT90039

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Green infrastructure is the network of natural and designed vegetation elements within our cities and towns, in both public and private domains. Green infrastructure includes traditional green elements such as urban parks, gardens and trees, as well as newer green roofs, green walls and rain gard...