School Of Science

Food EvaluationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 301181.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Bachelor of Science majoring in science; such as biological sciences, chemistry, microbiology, nutrition, medical, forensic, animal science, zoology or pharmacology sciences.

About this Unit
This unit aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to evaluate food quality and safety. Students are introduced to contemporary methods of analysis of foods as used for nutritional, quality and safety assessment. Practical work includes determination of major and minor food components; physical and functionality tests; sensory assessment and microbiological analysis of foods.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Laboratory Coat, enclosed shoes, safety goggles

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