HSN106 - Food Fundamentals


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in D301, D333, H315, H318 and E377.

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to Health-enquire@deakin.edu.au. Enrolment quotas apply.




Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010

Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

11 x 1 hour classes and 4 x 2.5 hour practicals


This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to undertake careers in food-related industries. Students will gain an understanding of food preparation and manufacturing processes applied to basic food commodities such as such as grains, cereals, vegetables, fruit, legumes, dairy, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, fat and oil products, starch, sugars and beverages. Products arising from these commodities have quality attributes that will be examined in some detail.

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