Introduction to Food Science - FOOD1120

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Chemical Engineering

Course Outline: school

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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This course will provide students with an insight into the breadth and depth of food science, outlining many of the historical, social, physiological, nutritional, industrial, legal and psychological issues affecting food consumption and production. This course will also introduce some of the common scientific principles underpinning many of the practices and challenges relating to food preparation in the home, the food service industry and food manufacturing sectors, highlighting the role of creativity and innovation in meal design and food product development.
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