HSN206 - Food Analysis and Quality Assurance

Year:

2020 unit information

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

Only available to students enrolled in D301 or H315

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

Prerequisite:

SBC131 or SLE131 or SLE133 and one of HSN104, SLE152, SBC152, SLE155, HSN203

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010

Incompatible with:

Nil

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 1 x 2 hour class per week and 6 x 3 hour laboratory classes for the trimester

Content

This unit provides students with an understanding of analytical methods used for measuring the chemical composition of food. Methods for the measurement of the physical properties of food are investigated as well as the management systems used by the food industry to ensure consistently high-quality products. Specific topics covered include: representative sampling; data analysis and presentation; chemical and instrumental analysis of macro- and micro-nutrients; enzymatic and immunoassay of food components; measurement of additives and contaminants in foods; instrumental measurement of colour and texture; quality assurance systems including standard operating procedures and total quality management.

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