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Area/Catalogue
FOSC 3021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
173072

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To provide an overview of contemporary transformations and innovations in nutrition and food production for creating global sustainable future food systems.

Course content

Sustainability in food production; food waste reduction; alternative protein sources; nutrient replacements in food production; aquaculture; space foods; food fermentation; Indigenous food systems; impact of microplastics; ultra-processed foods; transgenic crops and livestock; food bioterrorism and fraud; ethical considerations in future
foods.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

At least 63 units of study in any undergraduate degree.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Online (Online Facilitiation) 2 hours x 13 weeks
Workshop 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

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Portfolio 3000 words equiv. 60% Continuous
Assignment 1500 words 40% -

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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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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

Degrees this course is offered in

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