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On successful completion of this module student will be able to
• Discuss how the human sense organs function
• Distinguish between different sensory testing procedures.
• Resource and critically review relevant peer reviewed journal articles
• Plan a taste panel complying with International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO standards).
• Analyse a typical difference test dataset and prepare a sensory report explaining the consequences of the result in the context of a given sensory scenario.
• Evaluate a given product scenario, and select appropriate sensory testing and statistical analysis, making choices based on reasoned argument using information derived throughout the module
• Synthesise a structured report documenting test procedures, results analysis and conclusions, and disseminate key findings to a defined audience in a media chosen by the student.
|Student Effort Type
|Specified Learning Activities
Not applicable to this module.
|Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
The students will get individual feedback on each activity (or draft) through written/annotated feedback through the VLE and by email using rubrics. They will also have opportunities to peer review a range of different works of other students.
|Mrs Angela Brennan
|Ms Jacqueline Conway
|Dr Emma Feeney
|Dr Fiona Lalor
|Ms Lauren McGuinness