Laboratory based learning and work integrated learning is an integral component of this food and nutrition course, allowing you to gain real-world experience and connections.
You will learn through a variety of teaching approaches including, lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, practical and laboratory sessions, site visits and online materials.
At our Bundoora campus, you will have access to specialised laboratories, modern facilities and the latest technologies, enabling you to gain hands-on experience in product development, food safety and quality assurance. Facilities include:
- food pilot plant that simulates industrial production
- product development laboratory
- fully equipped, computerised sensory and consumer testing suite
- food and nutrition research laboratory
- food analysis and characterisation laboratory microbiology laboratory
- temperature controlled rooms
- dry goods storage
- dry and wet preparation areas
The degree culminates in capstone experiences which include work integrated learning activities, where you’ll apply your learning in a workplace context.
Assessment may include tests, quizzes, essays, reports, presentations, projects, practical assignments and exams.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.