Unit

School Of Science

Food Science 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: 300805.2

Discipline: FOOD SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Rosalie Durham


Equivalent Units
300498 - Food Science 1, FS108A - Food Science & Technology Practicum 1.1

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Rosalie Durham  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Rosalie Durham  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
Food provides sustenance to life, nutrition for good health, enjoyment and cultural identity. Students will gain an awareness of the history and cultural significance of food and its traditions in Australia and around the world. This unit introduces the basic principles for understanding the science behind food; its composition, chemical, physical and functional characteristics. Fruits and vegetables, cereal, meat and dairy products will be covered, how they are processed and impacts on food quality and nutrition. Current issues will be discussed, such as world food supply, food–borne disease, diet and health, and new trends in food.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Enclosed footwear, laboratory coats and safety goggles.


Courses
1652.6Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.7Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3669.2Bachelor of Natural Science (Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security)CONTINUING
3678.1Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3678.2Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3726.1Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
3726.2Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
3726.3Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCURRENT
3754.1Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT
3756.1Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)CURRENT
3757.1Bachelor of Advanced ScienceCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3764.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of International StudiesCURRENT
4748.3Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
6043.1Diploma in Science/Bachelor of ScienceCURRENT


Specialisations

KT3099.1Sustainable Agriculture and Food SecurityCONTINUING
KT3132.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCONTINUING
M3057.1Food Science & TechnologyCONTINUING
M4013.1Natural ScienceCONTINUING
M4014.1Social SciencesCONTINUING
M4015.1BusinessCONTINUING
M4016.1Natural ScienceCURRENT
M4017.1Social SciencesCURRENT
M4018.1BusinessCURRENT
MT3021.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCURRENT
SM3038.1Food Technology - Secondary TeachingCONTINUING




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