Unit Code: FIS304 / FIS404 / FIS502

Unit Title: Food Microbiology & Lab

This unit gives students the opportunity to learn about different micro-organisms found in food, as well as others used to produce food. The Food Microbiology Unit comprises of 13 topics ranging from the most conventional theories in the field to the more recent and well-developed concepts and technologies. The unit offers a wealth of theoretical and practical knowledge relating to microbiology and chemistry designed to help students understand microbes associated with different food types and other complex food systems. This provides students with the opportunity to learn about the integration between the two and be able to solve microbiological problems in food, normally encountered in everyday life.