Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: There is a total time commitment of 120 hours required for this subject. |
Total Time Commitment:
Eligibility for honours or postgraduate coursework programs.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Chemistry or equivalent background knowledge.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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, Land & Food Resources (building 142)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The aim of this subject is to provide students with an understanding of the chemical structure of major and minor food components (natural materials of plant and animal origin plus additives). The fate of these components in terms of their biological (enzymatic) and chemical degradation when consumed and modification during food processing is explored.
It is a hurdle requirement that students miss no more than one practical session during this subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Principles of Food Chemistry 3 rd Ed (1999), John deMan, Aspen Publishers, Inc
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this unit, students should have developed:
Master of Food Science |
Master of Food and Packaging Innovation
Postgraduate Certificate in Food Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science
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