Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2023-24


Ciencia y Tecnología Culinaria se encuadra dentro de la materia Ciencias de los Alimentos  y, por tanto, tiene como fin complementar la formación recibida con las otras dos asignaturas del módulo Bromatología Descriptiva y Tecnología de los alimentos. En esta asignatura, se tratarán todos aquellos aspectos de la Ciencia de los Alimentos centrados en la preparación y cocción de alimentos. En este sentido, introduce conocimientos complementarios al resto de asignaturas del Grado que pueden tener su importancia de cara a complementar su formación y ampliar posibles salidas profesionales. 




Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

Specific Competences (CE)

  • E33 : Reconocer los objetivos y particularidades de la producción industrial de alimentos.
  • E34 : Understand the main effects of the application of heat and humidity on the nutritional and organoleptic properties of foodstuffs, give scientific and technical advice on food products and the development of the same. Evaluate compliance with said assessment.
  • E35 : Use science to explain certain phenomena that occur in the kitchen.
  • E36 : Understand the different sources (bibliographical, Internet, etc.) of information related to food science and technology.


Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>Foreign language proficiency

  • CT1 : Read and understand texts in a foreign language.


Specific transversal competences of the degree course :>>IT and information competences

  • CT2 : Show computer and information system skills and abilities.


General Competences of the Degree Course (CG):>>Food sciences module

  • 11 : Identify and classify foodstuffs, food products and food ingredients.
  • 12 : Understand their chemical composition, physicochemical properties, nutritional value, bioavailability, organoleptic characteristics and the modifications they undergo as a result of technological and culinary processes.
  • 13 : Understand the basic production processes and systems for elaborating, transforming and preserving the main foodstuffs.
  • 14 : Understand and apply the basic principles of nutritional and sensorial analysis of foodstuffs.
  • 15 : Interpret and handle food composition databases and tables.
  • 17 : Understand the culinary techniques used to optimise the organoleptic and nutritional qualities of food, compared to traditional gastronomy.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2023-24

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Code: 27515
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,00
Practical credits: 1,40
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1
    Practical credits: 1,4
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught