Food Product Development
University of Queensland
Area of Study
Nutrition and Food Science
Taught In English
Recommended prerequisite: BF101 + LF209 + 216 + 317 + FOOD3008
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Host University Units2
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCourse descriptionTechniques involved in systematic food product development.Learning ObjectivesAfter successfully completing this course you should be able to:
Class Contact2 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hoursAssessmentPreparation for Group WorkType: Homework exercise 1Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3Due Date: Early SemesterWeight: 5%Task Description: Home Work Exercises (100-200 words) - Your assignments should be kept within the word limit. Marks will be deducted for excessively long assignments. Details will be supplied in class.Development of a product design briefType: Homework exercise 2Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3Due Date: Mid SemesterWeight: 10%Task Description: Home Work Exercises (500-800 words) - Your assignments should be kept within the word limit. Marks will be deducted for excessively long assignments. Details and a template will be supplied in class.Product Development Final Project PresentationType: PresentationLearning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4Due Date: Mid-Late SemesterWeight: 20%Task Description: Details of the requirements for the presentation will be discussed in class.Product Development Project Final ReportType: ReportLearning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4Due Date: Mid-Late SemesterWeight: 20%Task Description: Details of the requirements for the report will be discussed in class.Final examinationType: Exam - during Exam Period (Central)Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4Due Date: Examination PeriodWeight: 45%Reading: 10 minutesDuration: 120 minutesFormat: Short answer, Short essay
- demonstrate an understanding of the new product development process and techniques that may be applied in practical food product development
- discuss the integrated approach to developing new food products
- demonstrate a knowledge of food ingredients and
- demonstrate a knowledge of functional foods
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