FDS404 Cereal Science 1 (8)

This subject teaches students basic principles associated with cereal science. The content includes descriptions of a range of cereals, their components and the way they are processed.

Subject Outlines
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No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Wine and Food Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Available only to students enrolled in a Graduate Certificate in Applied Science

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Describe the different types of cereals cultivated around the world;
  • Describe the structure and function of cereal constituents;
  • Describe the milling process for various cereals


This subject will cover the following topics:

* Cereals of the World; * Cereal Constituents; * Harvest and storage; * Milling


Current Students

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Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.