Unit

School Of Science

Quality Assurance and Food AnalysisWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300922.3

Discipline: FOOD SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Rosalie Durham


Assumed Knowledge
Students require good understanding of the principles of food preservation and HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point).


Equivalent Units
300785 - Quality Assurance and Food Analysis

Incompatible Units
300636 - Food Processing and Analysis, 300701 - Food Quality Assurance, 300500 - Quality Assurance and Food Safety, FS326A - Food Science and Technology Practicum 3.2, FS322A - Food Evaluation

Prerequisite
300842 Food Science 2

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

*If using Safari, Firefox or Chrome to print the Unit Outline, right-click on the Print Unit Outline link and select 'Save link as...' or in Safari 'Download Linked File'


About this Unit
This unit covers the knowledge and tools required to maintain food quality. Students will develop an awareness of food laws, regulations and codes at the state, national and international levels. Students will be introduced to elementary toxicology and risk analysis as it applies to the regulation of food additives. The unit also integrates previous studies in HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) to develop deeper understanding of food quality assurance and quality management systems as they are applied to the control and management of the food supply. Students are introduced to the standard methods of analysis of foods as used for nutritional and quality assessment of foods. Practicals include determination of major and minor food components; functionality tests and sensory analysis of foods.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students are required to have Personal Protection Equipment for attendance at practical, ie. Laboratory coat, safety goggles, enclosed shoes.


Courses
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3562.9Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)CONTINUING
3678.1Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
3678.2Bachelor of Science (Nutrition and Food Science)CONTINUING
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

KT3132.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCONTINUING
M3057.1Food Science & TechnologyCONTINUING
MT3021.1Nutrition and Food ScienceCURRENT




Western Sydney University Copyright © 2004-2016 ABN 53 014 069 881 CRICOS Provider No: 00917K Contact Us | Disclaimer | Emergency Help |