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Area/Catalogue
FOSC 2004

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
153661

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To convey to students the key concepts of sensory and consumer evaluation of foods for use in the nutrition and food sciences.

Course content

Sensory properties of foods; the human senses, multimodal sensory perception, types of sensory and consumer tests, individual differences in perception, sensory development, factors in food choice and consumer acceptance, the role of sensory and consumer evaluation in food product development and nutrition, statistical analysis of sensory and consumer data.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
HLTH 1049 Introduction to Evidence Based Practice and Research in Health Sciences
MATH 1065 Quantitative Methods in Health

Students must complete one of the listed prerequisites.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Examination, Practical Assessment, Research assignment

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences
Ms Popsy Poon
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Dr William Cheung
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