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Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology

GradCertFoodScTech(Curtin) - GC-FOODST

Health Sciences

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.

Career opportunities

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. 

Credit for previous study

Applications for credit for recognised learning (CRL) are assessed on an individual basis.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Units

Current students: Please refer to the Handbook's full course structure when enrolling.

Credits needed to graduate: 100

Optional units Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 1 Semester 1
Advanced Food Chemistry 5.0 25.0
Advanced Food Engineering 4.0 25.0
Advanced Food Processing 5.0 25.0
Applied Food Microbiology 4.0 25.0
Food Commodities 4.0 25.0
Food Laboratory 4.0 25.0
Food Product Development 4.0 25.0
Food Safety and Hygiene 4.0 25.0

See Courses Handbook for full course structure


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Entry requirements:

A bachelor degree in an appropriate field or equivalent.

Applicants usually require a bachelor degree or advanced diploma but, in certain cases, relevant work experience may be recognised.

Please refer to the following statement s before applying for this course:

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time or part-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

Expected completion: 0.5 years

Fees (indicative only)

Year Student type Cost
2015 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.
$10,700*

* 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).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

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2014 entry requirements:

A bachelor degree in an appropriate field or equivalent.

Applicants usually require a bachelor degree or advanced diploma but, in certain cases, relevant work experience may be recognised.

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course:

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

6 months full-time

Fees for 2014:

*The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

2015 entry requirements:

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Please refer to the following statements before applying for this course:

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

6 months full-time

Fees for 2015:

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $16,000
Indicative year 1 fee $16,000
Total indicative course fee $16,000
Indicative essential incidental course fee $100

*The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

CRICOS: 014167F

This page was last updated on 25 August 2014