HSN313 - Sensory Evaluation of Foods

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 and H315.

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

Prerequisite:

HSN101 or HSN201 or HSN211

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSN010

Incompatible with:

HSN223

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 - 1 hour class, 1 hour via cloud (online), 2 x 2 hour seminar, 3 x 3 hour laboratory classes during trimester

Content

Sensory evaluation is a tool used to measure human response to a variety of stimuli. Students gain knowledge on the types of sensory evaluation methods that are common used and application of the methods in both product development and human nutrition. Students develop skills in implementing and analysing basic sensory tests. Topics include: discrimination testing, descriptive analysis, hedonic testing, individual differences in perception, food quality perception, and product development.  As part of this unit, students will participate in mock job interviewing to help the transition from student to the workplace.

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