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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FOOD MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS WITH HONOURS

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CODE

COURSE NAME

CREDIT

SYNOPSIS

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FMO3001

Introduction to Food Manufacturing

Prerequisites: None

2 (2+0)

This course encompasses introduction to food manufacturing industry. Food composition, manufacturing techniques and factors affecting food spoilage are elaborated.  Manufacturing of animal and plant-based foods and beverages, standards and issues on food safety are also emphasized.

2

FMO3101

Principles of Management

Prerequisites: None

3 (3+0)

This course covers functions and effects of nutrients on health.Nutrient changes during food manufacturing are discussed. Methods to minimize the loss of nutrients during handling, processing and storage of foods are also emphasized. 

3

FMO3203

Microbiology and Sanitation in Food Processing

Prerequisites: None

3 (3+0)

This course covers introduction to basic food microbiology and principles of hygiene and sanitation in food industries. Various aspects of sanitation including identifying of food-borne illness, methods to determine hygiene, cleaning technology and sanitary design are also discussed.

4

FMO3402

Unit Operations in Food Manufacturing

Prerequisites: FST3401

3 (2+1)

This course encompasses various unit operations techniques of food manufacturing. Principles of mixing, filtration, centrifugation, extraction and extrusion are discussed.

5

FMO3801

Food Processing and Preservation

Prerequisites: None

3 (2+1)

This course encompasses the principles and applications of food processing and preservation. Hurdle concept, high- and low- temperature, non-thermal, drying and evaporation processes are described. Effects of processing on quality and stability of food products, packaging and food additives are discussed.

6

FMO4301

Manufacturing and Commercialization of New Food Products

Prerequisites:

FMO4801 or FMO4802

3 (1+2)

This course encomposses manufacturing and commercialisation of new food products. Problem solving concerning development of new food process and products are emphasized. Methods of commercialisation of new food products are discussed.

7

FMO4501

Laws in Food Manufacturing Operations

Prerequisites: FMO4801 or FMO4802

3 (1+2)

This course encompasses various laws in food manufacturing operations.  Acts related to factories and machinery, employment, occupational safety and health administration, food regulations, trade descriptions and trade marks are discussed.

8

FMO4601

Analysis of Food Products

3 (2+1)

This course encompasses physical, chemical, instrumental and sensory methods for evaluation of food properties. Selection of appropriate methods for determination of quality of food products is emphasized.

9

FMO4602

Food Quality And Standards In Food Manufacturing Industry

Prerequisites: None

3 (3+0)

This course encompasess quality systems and standards in food manufacturing industry.  Concept, application of standards, practice in food manufacturing industry, management of food inspection and recall are also discussed.

10

FMO4901

Industry Training

Prerequisites: None

12 (0+12)

In this course, students are exposed to real working environment in industries/organizations. Training includes application of the theoretical and practical aspects that have been studied with current practices in the workplace. Problem solving and communication skills are also emphasized.

Date of Input: 02/10/2020 | Updated: 07/09/2021 | zurainy

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