HSN106 - Food Fundamentals
|Year||2015 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)|
Only available to students enrolled in D301 and H315.
Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Enrolment quotas apply.
Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010
11 x 2 hour classes and 4 x 2 1/2 hour laboratories.
Students are required to attend 75% of laboratory classes (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.
This unit provides students with a sound background to enable them to identify and undertake careers in food-related industries. Students will gain an understanding of food preparation and manufacturing processes applied to basic food commodities such as cereals, vegetables, fruit, pulses, milk, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, fats and oils, starch, sugars and beverages. Products arising from these processes have characteristic properties and quality attributes that will be examined in some detail. Introduction to fermentation and biotechnology, food packaging and labelling will also be discussed.
Assessment task 1: Examination (2 hours) 50%
Assessment task 2: 4 cloud (online) MCQ tests 20%
Assessment task 3: Individual contribution to team project (1000 words per student) 30%
Assessment task 4: Students are required to attend 75% of laboratory classes (hurdle requirement)
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.