|Short Description:||Food Quality Assurance|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||019905 - Food Science and Biotechnology|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
Recommended: BIO1810 and BIO3820
This course examines the approaches required for ensuring food quality and food safety. It includes an overview of the history, principles and tools of total quality management, an outline of the fundamentals of ISO9000 standards, a background to quality assurance and a summary of contemporary statistical methods for food quality control. The main principles of Hazard Analysis and Critical Points (HACCP) are provided and the course concludes with a review of current government regulations on food safety.
This course contains a highly recommended Residential School where students will be working with students from other courses, and will involve factory tours.