FOOD20006 Food Microbiology and Safety
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Timetable can be viewed here.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures per week and one 2-hour laboratory practical in weeks 2 - 11. |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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Students are expected to be familiar with word processing, data management and graphical software packages and to be competent in electronic search techniques.
This subject requires attendance at lectures and active participation in practicals.
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Helen Billman-Jacobe
|Subject Overview:|| |
Microbes (viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites and other agents) can be associated with food in several ways:
However, as foods must be safe and fit for human consumption, this subject aims to familiarise students with major food spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms.
The content will cover:
Practical exercises and case studies will be undertaken to provide an in-depth understanding of the regulatory framework of food safety
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On completion of the subject students should be able to:
Hurdle requirement: compulsory attendance at all laboratory practicals held in weeks 2 to 11.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
This subject is available for science credit to students enrolled in the BSc (new degree only).
|Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. |
Selective subjects for B-BMED