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  • Food Production for Urban LandscapesHORT90038

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject you will learn about the history of urban agriculture in countries around the world and explore the various roles of urban agriculture in modern-day cities. Given the nature of the subject, a wide diversity of topics will be covered including but not limited to: plant growth requi...

  • Plant Biology 2HORT10016

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to extend students’ knowledge of plant biology in both practical and theoretical areas. Students will use core knowledge obtained in Plant Biology I as a base to further their understanding of plant function. Additional areas of study in plant growth and development include resp...

  • 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...

  • MFPI Internship Part 2FOOD90038

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to FOOD90037 MFPI Internship Part 1 for further details

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Water ManagementHORT10015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Water is essential for plant growth. In a world where climate is changing this resource is becoming scarce and expensive, therefore it is important to value water and to use it wisely. This subject develops students’ understanding of the relationship between achieving optimal plant growth in an u...

  • 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...

  • Vegetation Establishment and MaintenanceHORT10011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on Plant Production and Culture. It focuses on successful establishment of vegetation in private and public landscapes and on a range of plant materials used in urban horticulture. Students are introduced to the concept of urban landscape management as it applies to vegetation...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Plant Production and EstablishmentHORT90004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an overview of the horticultural industry from plant production to installation and establishment of plants in the landscape. It introduces plant propagation techniques and plant growing systems; site analysis, with specific reference to the properties of urban soils and rel...