Course code MVI240

MVI240 Sensory Science

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Course responsible: Paula Varela-Tomasco
Teachers: Valerie Isabelle Lengard Almli
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
30
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in January block. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block.
Course frequency: Other. Depending on the Department\'s resourses.
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 by the teachers.
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:

Canvas.

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, counts 100 %.   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 a minimum of 25 selected exam papers.
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått