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  • 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...

  • 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 Research & DevelopmentFOOD30009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with an understanding of the systematic processes involved in food research and product development. This subject represents a capstone experience for the food science major. It will allow students to experience and conduct basic research projects (m...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Food Packaging DesignFOOD90032


    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


    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 ...

  • Special Studies in FoodFOOD90042

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves a supervised study of an area of scholarship chosen by the student in consultation with an appointed supervisor. The subject encourages independent, critical thought and self-directed enquiry. Students will develop their ability to plan work and use available time effectivel...

  • Food Science Research Project Part 1FOOD40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This honours research project in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences aims to develop a student's ability to design and undertake a substantial body of work, to find solutions to a particular problem, and to report on this in written and verbal form. Project definition is completed...

  • Food Science Research Project Part 1FOOD40002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    refer to FOOD40001 Food Science Research Project Part 1

  • Advanced Food AnalysisFOOD30008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Advanced food analysis will teach students most rapid and standard conventional methods commonly used in food analysis. These analytical techniques will include: The selection of appropriate scientific methods for a specific food analysis, physical and chemical parametersPrinciples of instrumen...

  • Beer Styles and Sensory AnalysisFOOD10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    The subject will introduce students to the economic, technological, historical and social aspects that have led to the development of distinctive styles of beer. Students will gain an understanding of what contributes to each style and how sensory assessment of beer is conducted. In addition stud...

  • Food Chemistry, Biology and NutritionFOOD20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The aim of this subject is to provide students with an understanding of the chemical structure and the underlying nutritional biochemistry of food components.

  • Food Microbiology and SafetyFOOD20006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Microbes (viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites and other agents) can be associated with food in several ways: As components of the fermentation processes that are associated with the development of flavours and textures of food and its preservationAs the normal microflora that is associated with ...