What will I study?
Gain a comprehensive understanding of inter-disciplinary food processing, product, innovation, entrepreneurship and packaging at an advanced level.
The Master of Food and Packaging Innovation is an inter-disciplinary degree that explores food processing, entrepreneurship and innovation in product and packaging design at an advanced level.
Get ahead with an industry internship
Internships can provide you with a great opportunity to gain professional experience and build your networks to accelerate your career and gain valuable mentoring. Our students have completed internships with a number of high-profile organisations like Mondelēz International, George Weston Foods, Nestlé, Peters Ice Cream, Sensient Flavors, Food Innovation Australia and Simplot.
Alternatively, you can choose to 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.
Design your degree around your interests
The Master of Food and Packaging Innovation is a flexible degree that allows you to prepare yourself for a range of careers based on your interests, 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.
Students often choose electives in the areas of food science, nutrition, product development, sustainability, food policy, marketing and management.
You can see the course structure and details of the individual core and elective subjects available for study here.