Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 60 hours (3 hours of lectures & the equivalent of 2 hours practical and site visit activities per week) |
Total Time Commitment:
The subjects listed below or their equivalent.
Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2013
Not offered in 2013
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Science & other cognate studies
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Melbourne School of Land & Environment Student Centre
Ground Floor, Melbourne School of Land & Environment (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The aim of this subject is to provide students with an understanding of the science and technology associated with the processing of materials of plant and animal origin into food and food products and their preservation by traditional and modern techniques.An integrated presentation embodying chemical, microbiological, nutritional and engineering aspects will be adopted. Practical exercises, demonstrations and site visits will provide experience in commonly applied technologies.
The content includes:
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Two 2-hour written examinations (one mid-semester and one final) each worth 40%;
Site visit and practical reports submitted during the term equivalent to 2,000 words (20%)
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
For the purposes of considering applications for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005) and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, this subject requires all students to actively and safely participate in practical exercises conducted in pilot-scale food processing facilities as well as visits to commercial food processing facilities.Such activities may involve lifting, climbing multiple stairs and movement around equipment and compliance with the various organisations’ OH&S requirements. Students who feel disability may impact upon their participation are encouraged to discuss this with the subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
Food Science |
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG. Core selective subjects for B-BMED.
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