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2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

FOOD2192 Introduction to Food Product Development

10 creditsClass Size: 100

Module manager: Dr Linda Pravinata
Email: l.c.pravinata@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 View Timetable

Year running 2019/20

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

The development of new food products plays an important role in a food business. Making sure that foodproducts meet consumer expectations requires a knowledge of the tools required to developed newproducts. This module will examine key stages of a product development process including product concept design and consumer sensory assessment.

Objectives

On completion of this module students will be better able to:
1) Understand and describe the techniques involved in a food product development process

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module students will be better able to:
1. Understand the stages in a product development process
2. Understand how different methodologies and tools are used in food product development


Syllabus

- Techniques and stages in new product development

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Workshop52.0010.00
Practical21.002.00
Seminar32.006.00
Private study hours82.00
Total Contact hours18.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

Research and directed reading and preparation for exam - 46 hours
Preparation for seminars and reporting - 36 hours

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Feedback during seminars

Methods of assessment


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
PortfolioGroup report on seminars (inc. peer assessment)50.00
ReportPractical report10.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)60.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)1 hr 30 mins40.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)40.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 04/09/2019

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