Module Code Number

VBT 602

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (T P C)

2 2 3

Module Lecturer

Lecturers of the department

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended


Module Contents

Definitions, general properties, chemical structures, decomposition Typees of food elements such as proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins, mineral substances,   enzymes, and pigments.

Aims and Objectives of the module

Students should know about macro and micro food elements of foods and basic principles in chemical analysis of foods.

Method of assessment

Lecture and laboratory work

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

- Official  Methods of Analysis of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists (AOAC)

 - Text books on the related topic