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Food Studies - unit set code MJ-H000003

Burwood (Melbourne)

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.


(Major sequence below is for students that commenced H300 in 2011 onwards only. Students who commenced prior to 2011 must consult their course enrolment officer for unit selection options.)

HSN101 Food: Nutrition, Culture and Innovation  

HSN104 The Science of Food  

HSN204 Food Microbiology and HACCP  

HSN209 Food Security and Safety  

HSN309 Food Policy and Regulation  

HSN315 Food Manufacturing and Process Innovation  


Trimester 3 elective:

HSN360 International Perspectives in Food and Nutrition  


Recommended elective (offered in Trimester 2)

HSN320 Trends in Product Development  

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