Food Science

Honours


Honours in Food Science is embedded in the Bachelor of Advanced Studies. Students are required to undertake 24-credit points of research project and two 6-credit point coursework units that will aid in the development of fundamental research, ethical and communication skills.

Honours is available to students who have a completed major in an area relevant to their project and have met the requirements outlined in the resolutions. Admittance into the program is determined by the Faculty of Science as well as the honours coordinator.

Honours Coordinator:

Associate Professor Thomas Roberts
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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

FOOD SCIENCE (HONOURS)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Food Science) requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(ii) 24 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

Honours Coursework Selective

SCIE4001
Science Communication
6    A Completion of a major in a science discipline. Basic knowledge of other sciences is beneficial. Experience in communication such as delivering oral presentations and producing written reports. An awareness of science in a societal context, e.g., of disciplinary applications.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.


Mid-year honours students would take this unit of study in S1 (their second semester of study).
Semester 1
SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6    A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A.
N ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12
Intensive March
SCIE4003
Ethics in Science
6    A Successful completion of a Science major.
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
N HSBH3004 or HPSC3107
Intensive August
Intensive March

Honours Core Research Project

FOOD4103
Food Science Honours Project A
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FOOD4104
Food Science Honours Project B
6    C FOOD4103
Semester 1
Semester 2
FOOD4105
Food Science Honours Project C
6    C FOOD4104
Semester 1
Semester 2
FOOD4106
Food Science Honours Project D
6    C FOOD4105
Semester 1
Semester 2