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FOOD SC 3510WT - Food Science Industry Placement III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: 4110
Campus: Waite
Contact: Up to 12 hours per week, if the placement is undertaken as per the timetable. However, variations as to how and when the 120 hours of work experience can be negotiated with the course coordinator
Restriction: Available only to Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science students
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: FOOD SC 1000RG or FOOD SC 1002RG, FOOD SC 2502RG or FOOD SC 2502WT, FOOD SC 2505RG or FOOD SC 2505WT
Assumed Knowledge: FOOD SC 2510WT
Incompatible: FOOD SC 3520WT and FOOD SC 3510RG
Assessment: Project proposal, daily diary, oral presentation, final written project report

This course provides students with an opportunity to apply their knowledge and understanding of Food and Nutrition Science in an industry setting. Students gain practical experience of the industry, its management systems and structures providing them with a firsthand introduction to a food or nutrition business. A working understanding of several areas will need to be demonstrated. Hands-on experience of the integration of different aspects of the overall business (e.g. nutritional composition, HACCP plans, production, marketing, and distribution of product/resources, teamwork, evaluation processes) and an awareness of occupational health and safety procedures will be gained adding to the understanding of course material studied at levels 1 and 2.

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Postgraduate Coursework
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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
4110 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Placement
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19022 PL01 25 17 4 Mar - 8 Apr Thursday 12pm - 7pm External, External, Off Campus
29 Apr - 3 Jun Thursday 12pm - 7pm External, External, Off Campus
Note: OFFSHORE or INTERSTATE STUDENTS impacted by border restrictions may be able to enrol in this course and study remotely in some cases in consultation with the Course Coordinator.
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19023 TU01 12 4 4 Mar - 4 Mar Thursday 9am - 11am Charles Hawker, 105, Teaching Room
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19024 WR01 20 12 18 Mar - 18 Mar Thursday 9am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite
1 Apr - 1 Apr Thursday 9am - 12pm Charles Hawker, 129, Computer Suite