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HSN735 - Essentials of Food Science

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

H511, H517 and H714 students: enrol via Cloud (online) mode.
H748 students: enrol via Campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne).
All other students: contact your enrolment officer to discuss enrolling via Campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne).

Unit chair:

Shirani Gamlath





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 5 x 2 hour seminars per trimester

Cloud (online): 6 x 1.5 hour online recorded classes per trimester and 6 x 1 hour cloud (online) seminars per trimester


This unit provides students with theoretical knowledge and skills in food science to advance in nutrition and health related careers. Specific topics to be covered include: characteristics and properties of food commodities, food safety, food preservation, food regulation, functional foods and health claims, food processing and product innovations for improving nutrition and health.


Assessment task 1: Two Cloud (online) MCQ tests 20%

Assessment task 2: Assignment 1 (1500 words written and digital component) 40%

Assessment task 3: Assignment 2 (2000 words) 40%

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