Food Quality

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Food Quality

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    FS215

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course identifies the recent developments in food technology and their impact on the production of foods. A study of product formulation, sensory evaluation, processing technologies, product development and quality control systems will be included. An evaluation of the contribution of each area to the production of foods will be made. Quality systems and tools used for quality assurance including: control charts: acceptance and auditing inspections; quality standards such as ISO 9000 serious and HACCP implementation; reliability; safety; recall and liability will be part of the course. Special emphasis will be placed on the application of these concepts for local use.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.