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HSN315 - Food Manufacturing and Process Innovation

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

0.125

Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H315 and 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:

S Gamlath

Prerequisite:

HSN204

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010

Incompatible with:

HSN306

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class (11 weeks) and 1 x 3 hour practical (6 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 covers basic principles of food processing (e.g. mass balance, fluid flow and heat transfer) and commercial scale processing techniques such as low temperature and thermal processing, drying and concentration, extrusion technology and irradiation. The unit also addresses the principles behind the latest food processing technologies such as minimal processing, high pressure, ultrasonic, pulsed electric field processing and their applications in nutritional retention and functional product development. Throughout the unit, the importance of food safety, quality control and environmental impact will be stressed.

Assessment

Examination (2 hours) 50%, 2 cloud (online) MCQ tests 20%. Individual practical reports (1500 words /3 practical reports per student) 30%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$3483$3503

* 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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