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Enrol
16.8.2019 at 09:00 - 29.8.2019 at 23:59

Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Thu 5.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 12.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 19.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 26.9.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 3.10.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 10.10.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 17.10.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 31.10.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 7.11.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 14.11.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 21.11.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 28.11.2019
10:15 - 11:45
Thu 5.12.2019
10:15 - 11:45

Other teaching

12.12.2019 Thu 10.00-12.00
Hanna Koivula
Teaching language: English

Description

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.

ETK-250 Pakkausteknologian perusteet or equivalent basic knowledge of food packaging technology (on record) or 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.

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

1st year (recommended).

Periods I and II.

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

Literature assigned at lectures.

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

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

NOTICE PREREQUISITES 5 cr packaging studies or FOOD-119 book exam in the first general exam of september.

Lectures and assignments.

Hanna Koivula

Replaces the former course 8720126 Pakkausteknologian syventävät luennot 2 cr.