Courses & Units

Product Development and Innovation KSM603

Launceston

Introduction

This unit introduces students to the principals of new product development and innovative technologies as applied to seafood. Students will learn about the utilisation of the catch/harvest and seafood by-products. They will be able to apply product development principles and practices to produce nutritious and quality food. Topics will include attributes of food products, principals of product development, packaging methodologies, novel products, food safety, sensory evaluation, quality maintenance and assessment, shelf-life determination and topical issues in new product development.

Summary

Unit name Product Development and Innovation
Unit code KSM603
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies
Discipline Fisheries and Aquaculture
Coordinator Professor Mark Tamplin
Available as student elective? No
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Graduates of this unit will be able to: Plan, develop and evaluate the principles and process for producing new seafood products.
  • Analyse and evaluate the functional properties of existing seafood products.
  • Produce wholesome, nutritious, seafood products of appropriate quality for the seafood industry.
  • Determine appropriate production, packaging, labelling and statutory requirements and techniques to preserve and present new seafood products.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
019905 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (100%)
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Textbooks

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