MVI381 Current challenges in meat production
Showing course contents for the educational year 2019 - 2020 .
Course responsible: Bjørg Tordis Egelandsdal
Teachers: Andreas Kaasi
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
Teaching and examination in the autumn paralell.
Course frequency: Odd years.
First time: Study year 2005-2006
Master's students in Food Science (M-MAT).
The subject is built up in the flexible topics that will vary from year to year depending on what is suitable. The following themes can be relevant:
Sustainability in meat production
Exploitation of the whole animal production of meat analogues from plant resources
In vitro production of meat analogues
Meat and health
Students should gain a theoretical and analytical understanding of the position that meat has / should have in anthropogenic times as well as be able to assess which other options are available Students will be able to acquire knowledge relevant for todays challenges and the meat value chain.
Students will learn how to acquire and prepare technical and scientific information, both oral and in writing. It is an additional goal that the students should learn how to interprete scientific literature.
The students should learn critical thinking and how to solve challenging multidisciplinary challenges. The students should be able to interpret scientific litterature.
Projects based on literature related to selected topics
Certain office hours are arranged with the students at the beginning of the semester. Otherwise, e-mail is used: email@example.com.
Suggestions for literature will be available early after course start. However the topics must be selected first.
Knowledge of unprocessed food corresponding to MVI274, KJB200 Biochemistry or corresponding, KJB210 Food chemistry or corresponding, KJB 200 or related.
Bachelor's in Food Science, Animal Science, Biotechnology or Nutrition.
Project work.: A literature based on a selected topic.
Project work and report: associated with the main topic of the course 80% (35 - 40 written pages) Report related to course assessment : 20%. Oral exam. The student must pass all parts of the course.
Special requirements in Science.
Reduction of credits:
A credit reduction equal to 2.5 is given for HFX310.
Type of course:
Lectures: 12 h
Student presentations: 10 h P
roject work, own study: 250 hrs
There is no minimum requirement regarding number of participants. Max two students can work together for a specific project, Course participants must write 2 reports, one related to the selected topic and the other is about course development.
External examiner for grading of project reports and oral presentation.
Examination details: Oral exam: A - E / F