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  • Plant Food ProductsFOOD90035

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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:2018

    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 Nutrition and HealthFOOD20008

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    In modern western societies we are now experiencing the greatest health challenge to our way of life since the epidemics of contagious diseases of the middle ages. However the driving force for our modern epidemic of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases is not a pathogen but our own life...

  • Sensory Analysis and PracticeFOOD90028


    This subject provides an overview of sensory analysis and practice. Lectures, tutorials and practical demonstrations in the core theories and methodology of sensory science will provide students with demonstrable knowledge for application of sensory science in food, wine, agricultural and animal ...

  • Food MicrobiologyFOOD90023

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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 ProductionFOOD90034

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Currently, there is more than sufficient food produced on a global scale to feed the population. This has been an upward trend throughout agricultural history, whereby humans have altered their cultivation habits to produce more. However, the continued rise in productivity is unlikely to continue...

  • Food ProcessingFOOD90007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

  • Food Research & DevelopmentFOOD30009

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

  • 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...

  • Landscape Design 1HORT20014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

  • Landscape DesignHORT90034

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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 ...

  • Plants in the LandscapeHORT90033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

  • Urban Water ManagementHORT10015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

  • Greening LandscapesHORT20027

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    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...

  • Animal Production SystemsAGRI10049

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject is the third of a suite of three first year subjects that are core to the Bachelor of Agriculture. (Agricultural Production Systems 1-3). These subjects introduce students to the major Australian agricultural production systems (plant and animal) and to the social and business princi...

  • Agric.Science Research Project Part 2AGRI40018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Please refer to AGRI40017 Agricultural Science Research Project Part 1

  • Communicating Agricultural SciencesAGRI90086

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Formerly MULT90060 This subject provides students with advanced level written, verbal and visual skills needed to communicate with a wide audience. Students learn that agriculture is not only built on a firm scientific basis, but also has a strong social science element to it as well. Through a ...

  • Securing Sufficient and Healthy FoodAGRI90085

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    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...

  • Minor Research Project Part 1AGRI90079

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    The work will include a project proposal, researching an area of importance to an Agricultural industry. This will include a brief review of the body of scientific literature to provide context and rationale, together with an approach or protocol for a modest original experiment, or a limited exp...

  • Australia in the Wine WorldAGRI20030

    Offered:February, July, SeptemberYear:2018

      The content includes: Wine in society and human cultureEvolution of the grapevineViticulture and winemakingMain grape varieties of the world and their distributionBasic sciences of winemakingEuropean Wine Regions France, Italy, Spain and PortugalWorld wine regionsMajor Australian wine regions...