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BIO3820 Food Microbiology

Short Description: Food Microbiology
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Agric, Comp and Environ Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 019905 - Food Science and Biotechnology
Grading basis : Graded

Requisites

Pre-requisite: BIO1810 and CHE2810 and CHE2820

Synopsis

In this course you will extend on the knowledge gained from previous courses in this major and put this in the context of the microbial loads found in food. You will distinguish between the different microbial hazards that may be found in food and the use of microorganisms in the production of foods. You will expand your understanding of the microbiology of food, food-borne diseases, food spoilage and microbiological analytical techniques.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online