Return to previous page

HSN104 - The Science of Food

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in D301, H315, H343 OR H300, D391 students completing the 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:

Megan Thornton

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010

Incompatible with:

HSN203

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week and 4 x 3 hour laboratory classes for the trimester

Content

This unit describes food constituent’s context of whole foods and diets in terms of their chemical, physical and biological properties, occurrence, nutritional significance and reactivity during processing, risk from food pathogens and spoilage agents, food preservation methods and product development.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written laboratory report (1000 words) 25%
Assessment task 2: Written laboratory report (1000 words) 25%
Assessment task 3: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:


Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

Return to previous page