HSN106 - Food Fundamentals

Year:

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.

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010

Incompatible with:

HSN205

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 laboratories for the trimester

Content

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.

Unit Fee Information

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