BP199 - Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)

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RMIT program code: BP199
Plan name: Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)
Plan code: BP199P7
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 048768M

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2018 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  (Food Technology Major
 
OR  Nutrition Major
 )

Food Technology and Nutrition is a three year full-time program with two majors to select from after 1st year.

The two majors are Food Technology or Nutrition.

 

Credit transfer / recognition of prior learning

You may be eligible for credit or recognition of prior learning (RPL) toward your RMIT program. Please read the How to apply for credit information and complete the forms required. Please ensure that you submit this information by the relevant census date. Please submit your application through the RMIT Connect portal.

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Year One of Program

ONPS2334, CHEM1242 and  MATH2123 should all be taken in Semester 1.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Scientific Skills and Communication12ONPS2334City Campus14851672
Mathematics and Statistics12YesMATH2123City Campus25722523
Chemistry Principles12YesCHEM1242City Campus22691459
Introduction to the Food Industry12YesONPS2137City Campus2177
Nutrition Principles12YesONPS1118City Campus2128
Chemistry for Life Sciences12YesCHEM1239City Campus2227
CHEM1240Bundoora Campus1396
Introduction to Microbiology for Food and Nutrition12YesONPS2555City Campus2598
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Food Microbiology12YesONPS2113City Campus2131
Food Chemistry12YesCHEM1083City Campus2239
Food Ingredient Structure and Function12YesONPS2553City Campus2633
Thermal Food Processing12YesONPS2557Bundoora Campus2603
AND

Select and Complete Four (4) Courses from your chosen major in Food Technology or Nutrition. Refer to the lists of courses for Food Technology and Nutrition Major at the end of this program structure document:

Major courses
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Product Development12YesONPS2496Bundoora Campus2608
Food Manufacturing Animal Products12YesONPS2554Bundoora Campus2635
Food Manufacturing: Plant Products12YesONPS2533Bundoora Campus2575
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
AND

Select and Complete Four (4) courses from your chosen major in Food Technology or Nutrition. Refer to the list of courses for Food Technology and Nutrition Majors at the end of this program structure document:

Major courses
 
AND
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Food Technology Major

 

 

 

Year Two - Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Behaviour12YesONPS2520Bundoora Campus2564
Food Industry Management12YesONPS2552Bundoora Campus2591
Nutrition, Health and Disease12YesOHTH2068City Campus2139
Food Toxicology, Allergens and Health12YesONPS2135City Campus2175
AND

Year Three - Complete the following Four (4) courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Food Packaging and Labelling12YesONPS2558Bundoora Campus2643
Non-Thermal Food Processing12YesONPS2556Bundoora Campus2640
Food Safety and Quality Assurance12YesONPS2509Bundoora Campus2561
Rheology and Food Biophysics12YesONPS2510Bundoora Campus2562
 
OR

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Nutrition Major

Year Two - Select and Complete Four (4) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Applied Nutrition12YesOHTH2173Bundoora Campus2124
Principles of Human Biology12BIOL2273Bundoora Campus25501378
BIOL2374City Campus3379
Nutrition, Health and Disease12YesOHTH2068City Campus2139
Food Toxicology, Allergens and Health12YesONPS2135City Campus2175
Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Behaviour12YesONPS2520Bundoora Campus2564
AND

Year Three - Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Community Nutrition12YesONPS2515Bundoora Campus2563
AND

Year Three - Select and Complete Three (3) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Human Physiology 1 - Body Systems12YesBIOL2043Bundoora Campus1401
BIOL2371City Campus3097
Human Physiology 2: Body Systems12YesBIOL2044Bundoora Campus1383
BIOL2373City Campus3061
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 112YesBIOL1177Bundoora Campus1354
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 212YesBIOL1181Bundoora Campus1346
Food Safety and Quality Assurance12YesONPS2509Bundoora Campus2561
Exercise and Sports Nutrition12YesOHTH2119Bundoora Campus1266
Food Packaging and Labelling12YesONPS2558Bundoora Campus2643
Non-Thermal Food Processing12YesONPS2556Bundoora Campus2640
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Program structure enquiries

 

Dr. Peter Torley
School of Science
Building 201, Level 6, Room 02

414 - 418 Swanston Street

Melbourne VIC 3001
Tel: +61 3 9925 5095
Email: peter.torley@rmit.edu.au

or

College of Science, Engineering & Health
Academic Services Centre CBD
Enquiries can be submitted via https://rmit.service-now.com/connect/
Telephone number: +61 3 9925 2621

 

 

 

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