Students who take part in the CASS-Academy program are provided with hands-on training alongside academic experts and other industry professionals. After the 12-week program, students will have gained skills, experiences and industry and academic insights into the area of food science.
The 12-week program spans Trimester 1 and Trimester 2, from April until September. There are three rotations, which each run across four consecutive weeks.
Skills and knowledge you’ll gain
Students will learn how to:
apply basic and advanced sensory methodologies useful in industry and research
critically analyse scientific papers in the areas of consumer, analytical, safety and sensory science
understand basic consumer, analytical, safety and sensory methodologies
understand basic data analysis
Upon the successful completion of the CASS-Academy program there will be the option of an extended program.
Following the successful completion of the CASS-Academy main program, there is an option for an extended program. In the extended program you will be assisting current CASS honours and PhD students on their research studies, applying your newly developed skills from the main program. The extended program will be an informal structure. Time commitment to the study will be determined and agreed upon by you and the study co-ordinator and can vary in length. Time-commitment and opportunities to studies will vary student to student.
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