MVI382A Alcoholic Beverages
Showing course contents for the educational year 2014 - 2015 .
Course responsible: Trude Wicklund
Teachers: Arne Tronsmo
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science
Teaching language: EN, NO
Limits of class size:
Minimum 5, maximum 50 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annualy
First time: Study year 2007-2008
Qualities of different raw materials for production of cider, beer, wine and spirit. There will be emphasis on quality ingredients and different processing methods and the impact this may have on the quality of the finished product.
Students learn about the production of cider, beer, wine and spirits.
The course will include lectures, self study, group work and excursion.
Fermented beverage production, Eds.: Lea - Piggott (Kluwer Academic). The students are also encouraged to seek literature on the Internet.
Knowledge of fruit and cereal raw materials and general food technology.
Excursion and practical experiments.
2 hours written exam (counts 70 %, must be approved), project assignment (counts 30 %, must be approved).
30 hrs lectures, 5 hrs excursion, 25 hrs group work/experiments, 90 hrs self-study.
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
3 x 2 hours per week for 6 weeks.
MVI382A (separate exam) will be followed by MVI382B. The courses will have the same timetable, but separate exams.
An external examiner grades 25 randomly selected exam papers.
Allowed examination aids: No calculator, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått