Course code MVI275

MVI275 Unprocessed Edible Plants

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Showing course contents for the educational year 2014 - 2015 .

Course responsible: Trude Wicklund
Teachers: Siv Fagertun Remberg, Anne Kjersti Uhlen, Anne-Berit Wold
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:

Minimum 5, maximum 50 students.

Teaching exam periods:

This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel, .

Course frequency: <p>Every year</p><p><br/><br/></p>
First time: Study year 2014-2015
Preferential right:
Course contents:

Students will learn about quality and chemical composition of products of vegetable origin which are important in nutrition and health, and for the sensory quality of processed products from these raw materials. The students shall learn about relevant processing methods for both small scale and industrial production for these raw materials and how to maintain the good quality throughout the whole value chain.


Learning outcome:
Students will achieve basic knowledge of composition of different plant materials for industrial food processing. It is important that the students can differ between good and poor qualities for raw material used for industrial processing of food. Basic food processing methods for both industrial scale and small scale production will be taught.
Learning activities:
Lectures, field and laboratory exercises, excursion.
Teaching support:
Course literature will be presented at the start of the course.
MVI100 (Introduction to food science) or similar, food chemistry equal to KJB210 and biochemistry equal to KJB200.
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Field and laboratory exercises (with lab reports), excursion. Required activities must be completed and approved before the exam.
Final written exam counts 100 %.
Nominal workload:

Lectures 50 hrs, laboratory work 50 hrs, group work 50 hrs, excursion 10 hrs, self study 140 hrs.

Entrance requirements:

Special requirements in Science

Reduction of credits:
It is not possible to recieve credits for MVI272 and MVI281 in addition to MVI275. MVI275 incorporates MVI272 and parts of MVI281.
Type of course:

Lectures and laboratory exercises 2 + 3 hrs pr week.

External examiner evaluates 25 randomly selected exam papers.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått