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Postgraduate Papers

Paper code Year Paper Title Points Teaching period
FOSC490 2017 Research Project 60 points Full year
FOSC495 2017 Masters Thesis Preparation 40 points Full year
FOSC480 2017 Research Project 20 points Full year
FOSC460 2017 Co-operative Education Programme 20 points Full year

The following Papers each comprise two modules at 10 points each. Any combination of modules offered can be taken although some are Food Science (FOSC) or Consumer Food Science.(CFSC) specific.

Paper code Year Paper Title Points Teaching period
FOSC401 2017 Topics in Advanced Food Science 1 20 points Full year
FOSC402 2017 Topics in Advanced Food Science 2 20 points Full year
FOSC403 2017 Topics in Advanced Food Science 3 20 points Full year
FOSC404 2017 Topics in Advanced Food Science 4 20 points Full year
FOSC405 2017 Topics in Advanced Food Science 5 20 points Full year
FOSC421 2017 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 1 20 points Full year
FOSC422 2017 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 2 20 points Full year
FOSC423 2017 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 3 20 points Full year
FOSC424 2017 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 4 20 points Full year
FOSC425 2017 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 5 20 points Full year

Modules that may be offered for Topics in Advanced Food Science/Advanced Consumer Food Science

Paper Title Points Teaching period *Available to:
Research Methods and Communication 10 points Week 9 - 1 week Intensive Compulsory module
Global Food Issues 10 points Intensive workshop - Semester 2 (weeks 35 and follow up seminar week 36) FOSC & CFSC
Thermal Processing 10 points 4 weeks intensive - Semester 2 (weeks 28 - 31) FOSC only
Food Quality Assurance and Preservation 10 points 4 weeks intensive - Semester 1 (weeks 10 - 13) FOSC & CFSC
Food Waste 10 points 4 weeks intensive - Semester 1 (weeks 19 - 22) CFSC only
Shelf Life and Food Quality 10 points 4 weeks intensive - Semester 1 (weeks 14 - 18) FOSC & CFSC
Flavour Science 10 points 4 weeks intensive - Semester 1 (weeks 19 - 22) including workshop in week 23 FOSC & CFSC
Food Enzymology 10 points 4 weeks intensive - Semester 1 (weeks 19 - 22) FOSC only
Sensation and Perception
10 points 4 weeks intensive - Semester 2 (weeks 28 - 31) FOSC & CFSC
Brewing and Fermentation 10 points 8 weeks - Semester 1 (weeks 10 - 18) FOSC & CFSC
Food Lipids 10 points 4 weeks intensive - Semester 2 (weeks 32 - 36) FOSC only
Hygienic Processing, Plant Desgin and Sanitation 10 points 4 weeks intensive - NOT RUNNING IN 2017 FOSC & CFSC
Food Biotechnology 10 points 8 weeks - NEW FOR 2018 FOSC only
Non-Thermal Processing 10 points 4 weeks intensive - NOT RUNNING IN 2017 FOSC only

* Note: FOSC refers to Food Science students, CFSC refers to Consumer Food Science students.  Research Methods and Communication is required to be taken as a compulsory module choice by all students.

Please note, availability of specific modules is subject to change based on class numbers.