BSEN40410 Food Chain Integrity

Academic Year 2021/2022

In this module you will study legislation, standards and codes of practice relating to maintaining the integrity of the total chain in food and bioprocessing industries. Topics covered include ethical and safe food processing, quality systems standards, HACCP, traceability, risk analysis, hygienic design of food and bioprocessing facilities, hygiene legislation, principles of cleaning and its assurance.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module, students should have good conceptual knowledge on the principles underpinning food chain integrity. Students should be able to apply the knowledge and understanding gained on how to produce safe food across the whole gambit of food production both nationally and globally and have acquired the skills to allow them continue their professional development in this area in a largely self- directed capacity.

Indicative Module Content:

Topics covered include ethical and safe food processing, quality systems standards, HACCP, traceability, risk analysis, hygienic design of food and bioprocessing facilities, hygiene legislation, principles of cleaning and its assurance.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

22

Specified Learning Activities

28

Autonomous Student Learning

52

Total

102

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Primarily class work 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
BSEN30120 - Food Quality &Safety Assurance


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: Assignment reports Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

100


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Periodically

Name Role
Professor Paula Bourke Tutor
Professor Colm O'Donnell Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Thurs 11:00 - 12:50