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HSN320 - Trends in Product Development

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H315 and students enrolled in D391, H300 Food Studies major sequence (MJ-H000003).

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to ens-enquire@deakin.edu.au. Enrolment quotas apply.

Unit chair:

Shirani Gamlath

Prerequisite:

HSN315

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010

Incompatible with:

HSN306

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class (7 weeks) and 1 x 3 hour practical (10 weeks). Students are required to attend 80% of practicals (hurdle requirement)

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit focuses on the trends in product development and stages involved in developing novel food products using functional food ingredients through knowledge of product formulation, processing, packaging and labelling, safety and marketing. Students will gain practical experience in all stages of product development by designing a novel product and packaging to meet current food trends. Throughout the unit, the importance of food safety, quality control and environmental impact will be stressed. This unit provides knowledge and skills to undertake product development roles in the food industry.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Examination (1.5 hours) 40%

Assessment task 2: 2 cloud (online) MCQ tests 10%

Assessment task 3: Individual contribution to team project report (1500 words per student) and oral presentation 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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