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Postgraduate Papers

Paper code Year Paper Title Points Teaching period
FOSC490 2019 Dissertation 60 points Full year
FOSC495 2019 Masters Thesis Preparation 40 points Full year
FOSC480 2019 Research Project 20 points Full year
FOSC460 2019 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 2019 Topics in Advanced Food Science 1 20 points Full year
FOSC402 2019 Topics in Advanced Food Science 2 20 points Full year
FOSC403 2019 Topics in Advanced Food Science 3 20 points Full year
FOSC404 2019 Topics in Advanced Food Science 4 20 points Full year
FOSC405 2019 Topics in Advanced Food Science 5 20 points Full year
FOSC421 2019 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 1 20 points Full year
FOSC422 2019 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 2 20 points Full year
FOSC423 2019 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 3 20 points Full year
FOSC424 2019 Topics in Advanced Consumer Food Science 4 20 points Full year
FOSC425 2019 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

4 weeks intensive - TBC

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 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed CFSC only
Thermal Processing 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC only
Food Quality Assurance and Preservation 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC & CFSC
Food Waste 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed CFSC only
Shelf Life and Food Quality 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC only
Flavour Science 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC & CFSC
Food Enzymology 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC only
Sensation and Perception
10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC & CFSC
Brewing and Fermentation 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC & CFSC
Hygienic Processing, Plant Design and Sanitation 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC & CFSC
Food Biotechnology 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmedFOSC only
Food Fingerprinting 10 points 4 weeks intensive - dates to be confirmed FOSC & CFSC

* 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 and content of specific modules, and the timetable is subject to change.

There is a one week Semester break in week 17 and week 35.