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Food Science

Honours unit of study table (Table A)

Honours in Food Science is embedded in the Bachelor of Advanced Studies. Students are required to undertake 24-credit points of research project, as well as two 6-credit point coursework units that will aid in the development of fundamental research, ethical and communication skills. A further 12-credit points of coursework is required to complete the degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies, if not completed already, these could be used to complete a second major. To view a full list of potential supervisors offering Food Science projects please visit the Honours Hub on the SOLES Student Portal Canvas site.

Honours is available to students who have a completed a major in an area relevant to their project and have met the requirements outlined in the resolutions. Admittance into the program is determined by the Faculty of Science as well as the Honours Coordinator.

Contact and further information:

Associate Professor Thomas Roberts
E thomas.roberts@sydney.edu.au
Associate Professor Andrew Merchant
E andrew.merchant@sydney.edu.au

Food Science (Honours)

The Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) (Food Science) requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework core units, and
(ii) 6 credit points of 4000-level Honours coursework selective units, and
(iii) 24 credit points of 4000-level Honours research project units

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Honours Coursework Core

FOOD4002
Future Foods
6 P 144 credit point of units of study including 12cp of FOOD3XXX

Honours Coursework Selective

SCIE4001
Science Communication
6 A Completion of a major in a science discipline. Basic knowledge of other sciences is beneficial. Experience in communication such as delivering oral presentations and producing written reports. An awareness of science in a societal context, e.g., of disciplinary applications
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A or Medicine and Health Table A.
Mid-year honours students would take this unit of study in S1 (their second semester of study).
SCIE4002
Experimental Design and Data Analysis
6 A Completion of units in quantitative research methods, mathematics or statistical analysis at least at 1000-level
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
N ENVX3002 or STAT3X22 or STAT4022 or STAT3X12
SCIE4003
Ethics in Science
6 A Successful completion of a Science major
P 144 credit points of units of study and including a minimum of 24 credit points at the 3000- or 4000-level and 18 credit points of 3000- or 4000-level units from Science Table A
N HSBH3004 or HPSC3107

Honours Core Research Project

AFAB4103
Agriculture and Food Honours project A
6 C AFAB4104
N AFNR4101 or FOOD4103 or AGRI4103 or SOIL4103
AFAB4104
Agriculture and Food Honours project B
6 C AFAB4103
N AFNR4101 or FOOD4104 or AGRI4104 or SOIL4104
AFAB4105
Agriculture and Food Honours project C
6 C AFAB4106
N AFNR4102 or FOOD4105 or AGRI4105 or SOIL4105
AFAB4106
Agriculture and Food Honours project D
6 C AFAB4105 and SCIE4999
N AFNR4102 or FOOD4106 or AGRI4106 or SOIL4106
SCIE4999
Final Honours Mark
0