Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr Online Examination 22.1.2021 - 22.1.2021
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr Lecture Course 3.9.2020 - 8.12.2020
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr General Examination 16.1.2020 - 16.1.2020
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr General Examination 19.9.2019 - 19.9.2019
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr Lecture Course 5.9.2019 - 12.12.2019
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr General Examination 7.3.2019 - 7.3.2019
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr General Examination 31.1.2019 - 31.1.2019
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr Lecture Course 6.9.2018 - 13.12.2018
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr General Examination 23.3.2018 - 23.3.2018
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr General Examination 19.1.2018 - 19.1.2018
Advanced Lectures in Packaging Technology 2 Cr Lecture Course 7.9.2017 - 14.12.2017

Target group

The course is elective in the Food Technology and Product Development in the Food sector study modules.
It is highly recommended if the student plans to carry out their M.Sc. thesis in packaging technology related topic.

Prerequisites

ETK-250 Pakkausteknologian perusteet or equivalent basic knowledge of food packaging technology (on record) or FOOD-118 (earlier FOOD-119) Literature Examination, Packaging Technology (available directly at the beginning of the term, for international and Finnish M.Sc. program students. The ETK250 is highly recommended for all Finnish speaking students.

Learning outcomes

The student connects relevant scientific theories with practical applications in food packaging technology. After the course, the student can differentiate the key interactions between food, packaging, and environment, and is able to interpret the significance of material properties and to evaluate the functionality of packaging.

Timing

1st year (recommended).

Periods I and II.

Contents

Barrier properties of packaging materials, modified atmosphere packaging, active packaging, aseptic packaging, biodegradable packaging materials.

Activities and teaching methods in support of learning

Lectures introduce the theoretical background and group assignments deepen the learning.

Study materials

Literature assigned at lectures.

Assessment practices and criteria

Assignments (40 %), final examination (60 %).

Relation to other study units

Replaces the former course 8720126 Pakkausteknologian syventävät luennot 2 cr.

Additional information

Attendance at lectures is highly encouraged due to the types of lecture assignments and activities. Kurssin voi suorittaa myös suomen kielellä. Kurssen kan avläggas också på svenska.

Completion methods

Lectures and assignments.