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HSN735 - Essentials of Food Science

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Shirani Gamlath





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Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit provides students with theoretical knowledge and skills in food science to advance in nutrition and health related careers. Specific topics to be covered include: characteristics and properties of food commodities, food safety, food preservation, food regulation, functional foods and health claims, food processing and product innovations for improving nutrition and health.


Assessment task 1: Two Cloud (online) MCQ tests 20%
Assessment task 2: Assignment 1 (1500 words written and digital component) 40%
Assessment task 3: Assignment 2 (2000 words) 40%

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.

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