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HSN735 - Essentials of Food Science

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Shirani Gamlath





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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

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

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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