Bachelor of Health Sciences

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Food Studies


Burwood (Melbourne)

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This major provides knowledge of food, ranging from the science of food composition to community issues such as genetically modified foods and food law. This understanding will be useful for a range of careers, including those in industry, health services, business and the mass media.


HSN101Foundations of Food, Nutrition and Health

HSN104The Science of Food

HSN204Food Microbiology and HACCP

HSN209Food Security and Safety

HSN309Food Policy and Regulation

HSN315Food Manufacturing and Process Innovation

Recommended electives

HSN313Sensory Evaluation of Foods

HSN320Trends in Product Development

Trimester 3 elective:

HSN360 International Perspectives in Food and Nutrtion (next offered in 2017, unit description currently unavailable


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