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141.242 Dairy Microbiology and Food Safety (15 credits)

An introduction to the role of microbiology in the handling of milk streams and the manufacture of dairy materials. The course will provide an exploration of the classification and identification of bacteria, their reproduction and growth; pathogens and food poisoning micro-organisms; bacteriology of milk and milk products; thermal processes for controlling micro-organisms and the application cleaning-in-place technology.

Note(s): This course is available only to students enrolled in the Diploma in Dairy Technology. A reliable broadband internet connection is required.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s):
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Employment in the dairy industry is required for enrolment.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2021 Double Semester Distance
2022 Double Semester non-standard Distance