FDS102 introduces core principles in food and nutritional sciences. Students are introduced to the major nutrients and non-nutrients in common foods and their contribution to health and well-being through the lifespan. Principles of food safety, food preservation and processing are illustrated through consideration of major food product groups. The characteristics of the modern food system are explored, including the impacts of food availability and affordability on food security and the role and development of food and nutrition policies, standards and regulations.
School of Biomedical Sciences
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of FDS102 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.