Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||6 months full-time or part-time equivalent|
The food industry is one of the largest in the world. Its growth, particularly into the export market, requires a high level of technology as well as professionally trained individuals to apply that technology.
This course offers you the flexibility to choose from a range of specialist coursework units. Your course coordinator will help you choose the units to suit your current and future professional needs.
Admission criteria for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from a recognised tertiary institution in science, engineering, nutrition, environmental health, home economics, agriculture or other appropriate discipline.
Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course
English language proficiency
|IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)|
|Overall band score||6.5|
Other qualifications may also satisfy our English language admission criteria. Please view our English language requirements page to find out more.
Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2018||Domestic fee paying Domestic fee-paying - A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.||$11,300*|
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 100 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.
Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL)
The food industry can offer a range of diverse and challenging careers. Upon graduation you may qualify for entry to some graduate diploma and master degrees that could allow you to work in professional areas such as food quality assurance, research and development of new products and processing technologies, microbiology, technical consulting, and sales and marketing.
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