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FOSC460 Cooperative Education Programme

Industry-based project.

If you are doing an internship/work placement in a food-related company, you may be eligible to partake in this FOSC 460 paper which is an industry-based project. The Academic Supervisor will work with your company employer to agree upon a project which you will complete during your time working at the company. You will be expected to write a report at the end of the project which will be marked by the Academic Supervisor. Please note that the student is generally expected to organise the internship/work placement.

Paper title Cooperative Education Programme
Paper code FOSC460
Subject Food Science
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (9 January 2017 - 11 November 2017)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,559.81
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,151.03

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Restriction
APPS 499
Notes
Admission subject to approval from the Head of Department.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
miranda.mirosa@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Miranda Mirosa
Paper Structure
In this industry-based project, the student will work independently on the project at the host site (e.g. the food company) under the immediate supervision of their employer and reporting to their Academic Supervisor.
This paper is usually commenced during a work placement over the summer prior to students undertaking an Honours or PGDipSci year. Students should therefore contact the Course Co-ordinator well in advance to discuss the possibility of undertaking the FOSC 460 Co-operative Education Programme.
Teaching Arrangements
The student will meet with the company employer and/or the Academic Supervisor on a per need basis throughout the duration of the project. There are no formal, taught classes for this paper.
Textbooks
There is no prescribed textbook for this paper. A series of journal article readings, etc. may be assigned by the Academic Supervisor and/or the company employer.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge-orientated learning outcomes are:
  • An appreciation and understanding of the realities of working in the food industry
Skill-orientated learning outcomes are:
  • To execute an assigned project
  • To demonstrate capacity for self-directed activity and the ability to work independently in the workplace
  • Workplace experience.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (9 January 2017 - 11 November 2017)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Industry-based project.

If you are doing an internship/work placement in a food-related company, you may be eligible to take this FOSC 460 paper which is an industry-based project. The Academic Supervisor will work with your company employer to agree upon a project which you will complete during your time working at the company. You will be expected to write a report at the end of the project which will be marked by the Academic Supervisor. Please note that the student is generally expected to organise the internship/work placement.

Paper title Cooperative Education Programme
Paper code FOSC460
Subject Food Science
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period(s) 1st Non standard period (8 January 2018 - 10 November 2018), 2nd Non standard period (8 January 2018 - 20 June 2018), 3rd Non standard period (1 July 2018 - 10 November 2018)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
APPS 499
Notes
Admission subject to approval from the Head of Department.
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
miranda.mirosa@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Miranda Mirosa
Paper Structure
In this industry-based project, the student will work independently on the project at the host site (e.g. a food company) under the immediate supervision of their employer and reporting to their Academic Supervisor.
This paper is usually commenced during a work placement over the summer prior to students undertaking an Honours or PGDipSci year. Students should therefore contact the Course Co-ordinator well in advance to discuss the possibility of undertaking the FOSC 460 Co-operative Education Programme.
Teaching Arrangements
The student will meet with the company employer and/or the Academic Supervisor on a per need basis throughout the duration of the project. There are no formal, taught classes for this paper.
Textbooks
There is no prescribed textbook for this paper. A series of journal article readings, etc. may be assigned by the Academic Supervisor and/or the company employer.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge-orientated learning outcomes are:
  • An appreciation and understanding of the realities of working in the food industry
Skill-orientated learning outcomes are:
  • To execute an assigned project
  • To demonstrate capacity for self-directed activity and the ability to work independently in the workplace
  • Workplace experience.

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (8 January 2018 - 10 November 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

2nd Non standard period (8 January 2018 - 20 June 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

3rd Non standard period (1 July 2018 - 10 November 2018)

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard