This unit can only be undertaken by undergraduate students who are concurrently enrolled in, or have successfully completed, KLA396 Food Microbiology
Maintenance of food security and public health requires vigilance in the food supply chain based on knowledge of the physiology, ecology and epidemiology of food-borne pathogens including bacteria, viruses and parasites. This unit focuses on enhancing depth of knowledge of food-borne pathogens for Master of Applied Science students within the areas of Microbiology and Food Safety.
These include recorded lectures, an online quiz, assessment and interpretation of research literature regarding microbial hazards in food (journal club), a focused literature review on a topic of choice in this area, and a final closed book exam.
Students will be provided content on advanced topics of microbial hazards in foods. This includes provision of reading content on specific sub-topics of food-related public health, food-borne pathogens, epidemiology and persistence of food-borne pathogens, and methods for routine sampling and detection. Knowledge gained will be supported and enriched by self-directed learning activities.
|Unit name||Foodborne Pathogens|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Assoc Prof John Bowman
|Available as student elective?||No|
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CJA214 OR KLA200 OR CXA241 OR KLA210 OR JFA214
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Lectures, readings and online activities weekly
Literature review 25%, Continuous assessment (consisting of 3 assignments) 15%, Online tests 10%, Final theory exam 50%.
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