Course code MVI240

MVI240 Sensory Science

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Course responsible: Else Margrethe Hersleth
Teachers: Valerie Isabelle Lengard Almli, Paula Alejandra Varela Tomasco
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:

Maximum 30.


 

Teaching exam periods:

This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, .



Course frequency: <p>Other. Depending on the Department\'s resourses.</p><p><br/><br/></p>
First time: Study year 2003-2004
Preferential right:

B-Mat

Course contents:

Introduction to anatomy and physiology relevant for sensory analysis. Sensory analysis for research and industry purpose. Training of assessors and conducting a sensory task. Students will be trained as panel leaders and also as assessors. Journals describing the practical exercises will be evaluated.

Learning outcome:

Students will learn about the most important and most frequently used sensory methods. Will be able to perform a sensory analysis. Students will know how to: choose persons suitable for attending a sensory panel, train panellists, choose sensory methods depending on sensory problem, perform sensory methods, do data collections and write a simple sensory report.

Learning activities:

Lectures, exercises, group discussions, write journal from practical exerxises.



Teaching support:

Fronter. E-mail: margrethe.hersleth@nofima.no



Syllabus:

Sensorisk Studiegruppe. Sensorisk analyse, bedømmelse av næringsmidler. Gyldendal undervisning, 2005. Lawless H, and Heymann H. Sensory Evaluation of Food, Principles and Practices, Second ed. Springer, 2010.



Prerequisites:

Basic statistics (STAT100 or similar).



Recommended prerequisites:

Knowledge about raw materials and food technology.

Mandatory activity:

Practical exercises. Compulsory attendance at the first day of the course.



Assessment:

Written examination, 3.5 hrs.  Examination and reports must be passed.

Nominal workload:

A total of 150 h: Lectures and self study: 110 h, practical exercises and journal: 40 h.

Entrance requirements:

Special requirements in Science

Type of course:

Three weeks' intensive course.40 h lectures, 10 h laboratory exercises.

Note:

Both examination and reports must be passed for the course to be approved.


Examiner:

An external examiner evaluates 25 randomly selected exam papers.

Examination details: Written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått