Individual project work on an aspect of consumer food science.
The student will work independently to execute a consumer-food-science-related research project/self-directed activity.
|Paper title||Consumer Food Science Project|
|Points||18 points 18 points 18 points|
|Teaching period(s)||Full Year, First Semester, Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,059.15|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,627.65|
- FOSC 201 and FOSC 202 and FOSC 213
- FOSC 311
This project-based paper is available for students undertaking a Diploma for Graduates endorsed in Consumer Food Science, who are unable to take FOSC 311 Food Product Development due to prerequisite or timetabling issues. It also provides the opportunity for Diploma students to focus on a particular area of interest, (subject to availability of project supervision). Please contact the Department of Food Science Diploma for Graduates Adviser, Associate Professor John Birch for further information and advice about your Diploma for Graduates programme.
- Associate Professor John Birch (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Associate Professor John Birch
The project will be carried out under the research guidance of an appropriate Food Science staff member.
- Paper Structure
- This consumer food science project is a self-directed activity in which the student will work independently on a project assigned by the lecturer.
- Teaching Arrangements
FOSC309 can be taken either as a full year paper, (spreading the 18 point workload over two semesters), or as a semester one or a semester two paper, to suit your programme. Project and supervision meetings will be arranged in consulatation with your supervising staff member. Practical class times are timetabled to ensure time and resources are allocated, but scheduled times may be negotiable, depending on your project.
There is no prescribed text book for this paper. Journal article readings may be assigned at the start of the paper by the lecturer as appropriate.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
- Knowledge-orientated learning outcomes are:
- An appreciation and understanding of conducting consumer food research
- Execute a research project
- To demonstrate capacity for self-directed activity and the ability to work independently in the classroom, in the lab, in the workplace or in the field