141111

Food Technology 1: Global Perspectives

Food Technology is the application of science and technology and mathematical principles, integrated with business and management, to develop and provide products and processes for industry and the community. In this course you will help solve problems faced by many people in need. Concepts of systematic problem solving, communication and self assessment form an integral part of this project focused course.

Course code

Qualifications are made up of courses. Some universities call these papers. Each course is numbered using six digits.

141111

Level

The fourth number of the course code shows the level of the course. For example, in course 219206, the fourth number is a 2, so it is a 200-level course (usually studied in the second year of full-time study).

100-level

Credits

Each course is worth a number of credits. You combine courses (credits) to meet the total number of credits needed for your qualification.

15

Subject

Food Technology

Course planning information

Course notes

Restricted to BFoodTech(Hons) only.

To pass the course students must submit all assessments.

Corequisite courses

Complete at the same time

You need to complete the corequisite course or courses listed above at the same time as doing this one.

Restrictions

Choose just one
228111, 228125 and 228150

The courses listed above have similar content to this one meaning you can only enrol in this course or one of the listed courses. Only one of the courses can be credited towards your qualification.

Learning outcomes

What you will learn. Knowledge, skills and attitudes you’ll be able to show as a result of successfully finishing this course.

  • 1 Identify and solve a contextually complex food related problem using a systems thinking approach.
  • 2 Explain a food technology system, its elements (including biological), its behaviour and its interactions.
  • 3 Apply the basic inputs and processes required for project management.
  • 4 Define the key elements of the design process including safe practice.
  • 5 Reflect on their own professional practice using required strategies and modes.
  • 6 Communicate clearly and concisely using appropriate styles in a range of academic and professional settings.

Learning outcomes can change before the start of the semester you are studying the course in.

Assessments

Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
Written Assignment 1 2 3 4 6 10%
Written Assignment 1 2 3 4 6 35%
Portfolio 4 5 6 15%
Test 2 4 6 15%
Creative compositions 1 2 4 5 6 25%
Supplementary 0%

Assessment weightings can change up to the start of the semester the course is delivered in.

You may need to take more assessments depending on where, how, and when you choose to take this course.

Explanation of assessment types

Computer programmes
Computer animation and screening, design, programming, models and other computer work.
Creative compositions
Animations, films, models, textiles, websites, and other compositions.
Exam College or GRS-based (not centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by a college or the Graduate Research School (GRS). The exam could be online, oral, field, practical skills, written exams or another format.
Exam (centrally scheduled)
An exam scheduled by Assessment Services (centrally) – you’ll usually be told when and where the exam is through the student portal.
Oral or performance or presentation
Debates, demonstrations, exhibitions, interviews, oral proposals, role play, speech and other performances or presentations.
Participation
You may be assessed on your participation in activities such as online fora, laboratories, debates, tutorials, exercises, seminars, and so on.
Portfolio
Creative, learning, online, narrative, photographic, written, and other portfolios.
Practical or placement
Field trips, field work, placements, seminars, workshops, voluntary work, and other activities.
Simulation
Technology-based or experience-based simulations.
Test
Laboratory, online, multi-choice, short answer, spoken, and other tests – arranged by the school.
Written assignment
Essays, group or individual projects, proposals, reports, reviews, writing exercises, and other written assignments.

Textbooks needed

Textbooks can change. We recommend you wait until at least seven weeks before the semester starts to buy your textbooks.

Highly recommended

ENGINEERING YOUR FUTURE: AN AUSTRALASIAN GUIDE

Author
DOWLING, D., CAREW, A. & HADGRAFT, R
ISBN
9780730314721
Edition
3RD EDITION
Publisher
JOHN WILEY & SONS AUSTRALIA, LIMITED

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