Food supplements: safety, efficiency, innovation University of Bordeaux
> Learning objectives: - To learn how taking into account biomolecule metabolism to ensuresafety and efficiency of food-supplement - To learn the diversity of plants active compounds, their potentialbehaviour after ingestion - To learn regulations on food-supplements and why they are differentfrom drugs - To learn how to find new interesting molecules - To know the European market and opportunities
- Prerequisites: Academic level: French licence 3 or Graduation.Under-graduated students can follow the course if they can show a 5years professional activity in the food-supplement area. - Language prerequisites are either French mother language or Englishwith minimum TOEFL score of 550/213/79-80 or minimum IELTS score of6.0. - Computer and internet requirement for online course
-Assessment is based on the analysis of 2 scientific publications
> The course on Food-supplements: Safety, Efficiency Innovation aimsat showing how to produce good quality food-supplements. It isorganized in 4units each counting 12 hours of lectures: - Digestive interactions of Biomolecules with health benefits - – Lectures are recorded and can be followed from abroad– Each lecture has a quiz with solutions for self-assessment – Specific documents on food supplement regulations andopinions on specific plants with health benefits are provided. Linksto specific websites of interest are also provided.– Glossaries are proposed for knowledge refreshment– All resources can be downloaded– The assessment is proposed on scientific publication analysis– Communication between students is organized with specific forum,wiki and chats.
The teaching mixes classroom lectures for Bordeaux students recorded and distance work. The course can be followed completely in distance learning and has been designed for that purpose. The course includes 4 teaching units each counting 12 hours of lecture. Quizzes are proposed for self-assessment. Analysis of scientific publication can be included in the evaluation. - _80 hours in total = 4 ECTS_ - _48 hours lectures and 12 hours on quizzes = 2 ECTS_ - _20 hours private work on publications assessment = 2 ECTS _
Online Course Requirement
- Maximum 30 French and English students (*maximum 60 studentsif the analysis of scientific publications is not included) - Selection upon achievements, grades, cover and recommendationletters - Selection criteria, is essentially motivation andinitial level. - Selection criteria, sufficient back-groundbased on either academic performances or professional experiences - Satisfaction inquiries are proposed at the end of each lectureunits and at the end of the course to allow a continuous improvementDuration: 8 hours of lectures and a total of 80 hours of work including 32 hours of personal workLanguage of instruction: French or English upon choiceMode of delivery: The teaching mixes classroom lectures for Bordeaux students recorded and distance work.
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