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HSN104 - The Science of Food

Unit details

Year2015 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). H300 students at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) and Warrnambool may enrol into this unit if they wish to meet the pre-requisite requirements for Master of Dietetics - you will need to contact your student advisers first.

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit your 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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3863$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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