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  • Nutrition Politics and PolicyFOOD90040

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Formerly FOOD90027 This subject critically examines the scientific, policy and political debates regarding the relationship between food, nutrition and health. The social, economic, commercial, scientific and regulatory processes and structures that shape food consumption patterns, the nutrition...

  • Food ChemistryFOOD90022

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with an understanding of the chemical structure of important food components of plant origin. The chemical and biological properties of these components are also explored. This course is supported by a practical laboratory program, which emphasises ...

  • Food ProcessingFOOD90007

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Preservation techniques (physical, chemical and biological) and applications, including reference to legal requirements, and processing operations (including the principles of the process, factors influencing the selection of equipment and the effect on the food and food components) selected from...

  • Tree Identification and SelectionHORT90043

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject aims to provide students with a thorough understanding of the tree selection and tree identification principles. Students should be able to recognise trees commonly used in landscape horticulture and correctly write their botanical, common and family names and describe tree form and ...

  • Managing Urban TreesHORT90042

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject aims to provide students with the tools to critically evaluate methods used to manage trees in the urban forest. The content will include critically evaluating tree assessment, evaluation and tree protection methods. It will include the study of planning and management issues and the...

  • Urban Horticulture InternshipHORT20029

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will be assisted to find a placement in a professional Urban Horticulture (or related field) working environment. They will work for approximately 120 hours under the guidance of a senior staff industry member, with additional support from the subject co-ordinato...

  • Landscape Construction and GraphicsHORT90035

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will cover the application of design principles and design critique, landscape materials and graphic techniques required to produce professional landscape plans, graphic communication of design intent and basic landscape elements (paving, pergolas, edging, walls, fences), verbal pres...

  • Landscape DesignHORT90034

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will provide an overview of landscape design and the broader landscape industry; discuss landscape design principles and their application to practice; explore garden history and prominent garden designers; describe the residential landscape design process and planting and materials ...

  • Designing Green Roofs and WallsHORT90046

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject explores the design, specification and management of green roofs and walls. The content will include guidelines and policies supporting green roofs and walls, relevant typologies and categories of use, requirements for successful design, construction and maintenance, development of s...

  • Horticultural Plant ScienceHORT90008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject considers the evolution of plants, their structure and function, how they reproduce, cell physiology, energy transformations, metabolism, photosynthesis, water and nutrient uptake and transport, plant nutrition and whole plant physiology. Upon completion of this subject, students sh...

  • MFPI Internship Part 2FOOD90038

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to FOOD90037 MFPI Internship Part 1 for further details

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Science Research Project Part 1FOOD40002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    refer to FOOD40001 Food Science Research Project Part 1