Food Product Development

University of Queensland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Food Product Development

  • Host University

    University of Queensland

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    LF318

    Recommended prerequisite: BF101 + LF209 + 216 + 317 + FOOD3008

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    2
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course description
    Techniques involved in systematic food product development.
     
     
    Learning Objectives
    After successfully completing this course you should be able to:
    1. demonstrate an understanding of the new product development process and techniques that may be applied in practical food product development
    2. discuss the integrated approach to developing new food products
    3. demonstrate a knowledge of food ingredients and
    4. demonstrate a knowledge of functional foods
     
    Class Contact
    2 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hours
     
     
    Assessment
    Preparation for Group Work
    Type: Homework exercise 1
    Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3
    Due Date: Early Semester
    Weight: 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 brief
    Type: Homework exercise 2
    Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3
    Due Date: Mid Semester
    Weight: 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 Presentation
    Type: Presentation
    Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4
    Due Date: Mid-Late Semester
    Weight: 20%
    Task Description: Details of the requirements for the presentation will be discussed in class.
     
    Product Development Project Final Report
    Type: Report
    Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4
    Due Date: Mid-Late Semester
    Weight: 20%
    Task Description: Details of the requirements for the report will be discussed in class.
     
    Final examination
    Type: Exam - during Exam Period (Central)
    Learning Objectives Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4
    Due Date: Examination Period
    Weight: 45%
    Reading: 10 minutes
    Duration: 120 minutes
    Format: Short answer, Short essay

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