Coursework

Master of Food and Packaging Innovation

    • CRICOS Code: 083118K

    What will I study?

    Overview

    ADVANCED TRAINING FOR INDUSTRY SUCCESS

    The University of Melbourne provides advanced training for the next generation of food and packaging innovators. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of food processing, product innovation, entrepreneurship and packaging, preparing you to meet industry challenges and excel in your field.

    DESIGN YOUR OWN DEGREE

    The Master of Food and Packaging Innovation is a flexible degree that will prepare you for a range of careers based on your interests and prior studies and experience.

    After taking core subjects in the areas of food processing, food safety, packaging and design, consumer behaviour, entrepreneurship and value creation, you will be able to choose from a wide variety of electives from across multiple disciplines to tailor the course to suit your interests.

    You can select food science subjects to help you develop new products, marketing subjects to help you analyse how new products will find success or management subjects to prepare yourself to lead dynamic teams in the food industry.

    GET AHEAD WITH AN INTERNSHIP OR RESEARCH PROJECT

    Internships can provide you with a great opportunity to gain professional experience and build your networks to accelerate your career. Our students have completed internships with high-profile companies like Mondelēz International, George Weston Foods, Nestlé, Peters Ice Cream, Food Innovation Australia and Simplot.

    Alternatively, you can complete a research project, which will help to develop your research skills and enable you to study a specific topic of interest at an advanced level.

    COURSE STRUCTURE

    You can see the course structure and details of the individual core and elective subjects available for study in the course handbook.

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