HSN206 - Food Analysis and Quality Assurance


2023 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 H315 and H318

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


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


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

Online independent learning activities and
6 x 2 hour scheduled seminars (recordings provided) and
5 x 3 hour practical classes


This unit provides students with an understanding of analytical methods used for measuring the chemical composition of food 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, analysis of macro- and micro-nutrients, measurement of additives and contaminants in foods, quality assurance systems including standard operating procedures and total quality management.

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