Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures,12 hour field and practical work |
Total Time Commitment:
An estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.
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|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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
This subject provides an overview of packaging design and primary packaging which has important roles in product preservation and safety, marketing and product placement. It combines knowledge and skills from a variety of disciplines necessary for this highly competitive and innovative area of the food industry. A combination of lectures and manufacturer (within Melbourne and surrounds) visits will provide students with demonstrable knowledge of food packaging applications, packaging materials, interactions between packaging and the environment, packaging design concepts and flexible packaging materials. Some of the materials will be taught by industry experts.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students in this unit should:
Please note that this subject is delievered in an intensive mode over five days during the semester break. There will be some pre-reading required for this subject.
Master of Food Science |
Master of Food and Packaging Innovation
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