Food Chemistry - CHEM2921

Faculty: Faculty of Science

School: School of Chemistry

Course Outline:

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 6

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: CHEM1011 or CHEM1031 or CHEM1051 and CHEM1021 or CHEM1041 or CHEM1061

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course covers the chemical structures and properties of protein, carbohydrate, lipids, minerals, and vitamins, and their functions in food systems. It also covers the principles of chemical and instrumental techniques for the qualitative and quantitative analysis of food composition. The laboratory sessions focus on analysis of major and minor food nutrients, and data interpretation.
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