Applications in Food Testing (SCFSS1102)

This course gives students a practical and theoretical understanding of how analytical and biochemical food tests are performed. Students will learn basic principles of chemistry and apply them to food product development and processing to maintain product safety, quality and efficiency in food processing. Students will apply their understanding of the major chemical constituents in foods to interpret test requirements, including preparation of samples, calibration checks on analytical equipment, and performing routine testing of raw food materials, in-process materials and final products.

For further information regarding the course please refer to the Course Outline found at the following link (PDF, 178kB).

Credit point 15
EFTSL 0.125
Band 2

Commonwealth supported place

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2023 contribution amount - commencing student* $1,037
2023 contribution amount - grandfathered student* $1,037

* excluding students enrolled in a Postgraduate Clinical Psychology, Professional Pathway Psychology or Professional Pathway Social Work program. For accredited program and student contribution information please visit our CSP page.

Note: Due to the Job-ready Graduates Package new funding clusters and contribution amounts will take effect in the 2021 academic year. Grandfathering arrangements will be in place for students who would see an increase in their contribution amounts. Under these arrangements, students who commenced their course of study before 1 January 2021 facing increased student contribution amounts for a unit, will instead have their student contribution and Australian Government contribution amounts remain as they were under the previous arrangements (with existing rates being indexed by CPI each year). If continuing students are enrolled in units that will see their student contribution amount lowered, their student contributions will be the lowered amount

Domestic full fee paying

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International full fee paying

International tuition fees are program-based annual fees and the subject fee you pay will vary according to the degree you are studying. Please visit student fees website to find out more about international tuition fees and view the relevant fee schedule

Semester census dates

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Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer semester
Semesters Calendar
31 March 2023
15 August 2023
10 December 2023
Trimester Calendar
31 March 2023
15 August 2023
10 December 2023