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  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Principles of BrewingFOOD20007


    Students will attend an intensive at the Dookie Campus. Over this intensive, students will have a mixture of theory classes and practical classes in covering the processes of mashing, hopped wort production and fermentation to produced beer. After maturing and conditioning the beer will be packag...

  • Tree Identification and SelectionHORT90043


    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


    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 ...

  • Soils and Growing MediaHORT10014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Understanding soils and growing media is fundamental to achieving optimal growth of plants in a wide range of environments. Soils affect plant health intimately and their composition, structure and nutrient availability can dictate which plants can be grown successfully in a particular environmen...

  • Designing Green Roofs and WallsHORT90046


    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...

  • Food Safety and QualityFOOD90008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Quality management and international and national quality management standardsWhat are customers’ expectations of food?Probability and samplingStatistical Process ControlMicrobial Factors in Food QualityRisk Analysis and ManagementQuantitative risk assessmentRegulatory requirements The Food Safet...

  • Meat and Meat ProductsFOOD90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will cover the following topics; meat production in Australia, microscopic and macroscopic structure of meat muscle, components of meat, interrelationships and surface chemistry, meat processing (role of non-meat functional ingredients, inhibition of microbial growth, fermentation of...

  • The Politics of FoodFOOD90041

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formerly FOOD90026 This subject examines the politics of the global food system, and will focus on the policies, structures, power relations and political debates surrounding the production, distribution and consumption of food. The impacts of food production and consumption on food security, he...