Graduate Diploma in Food Science and Technology
|Study method||Full-time or part-time|
|Intake||February or July|
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
In this course you will take a range of specialised coursework units complemented by laboratory classes and industry site visits. You’ll not only gain considerable knowledge, but essential hands-on experience. You’ll study a variety of food science topics, including food engineering, food processing and preservation, food microbiology, functional foods containing bioactive components, analytical food chemistry, post-harvest handling and processing and packaging of foods from the farm to the consumer’s plate (including meats, dairy, eggs and cereals).
This course is designed to accommodate the needs of students from varying backgrounds. The flexible course structure will give you the opportunity to choose from a range of professional development units to complement your core studies.
Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students
A bachelor degree or equivalent in science, engineering, nutrition, environmental health, home economics, agriculture or other appropriate disciplines. Applicants with other qualifications and experience are considered but may be required to complete additional bridging units.
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Fees for Australian and New Zealand students
|2016||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.||$22,500*|
Fees are indicative only.
* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).
This course is recognised by the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.
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 the master degree 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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