What will I study?
Through this flexible, advanced-level course, explore food manufacturing industry influencers such as: regulatory frameworks, international trade and the influence of biotechnological methods in food production.
Choose from electives to boost your career
Modern scientific workplaces reward people with a range of skills and capabilities beyond the lab. You can broaden your knowledge and career opportunities by selecting electives that focus on food policy and governance, management and business. These include human resources, financial and project management; economics; the politics and policy of food, nutrition and sustainability.
Learn to conduct independent research
Understanding and conducting research is an important part of food science. You will be able to complete either a minor or major research project, improving your understanding of an area of food science, preparing yourself for a career in food research and contributing to the development of scientific knowledge.
A Major Research Project is available to students who achieve a 75 per cent weighted average mark in their first 100 points of study; other students will undertake a Minor Research .
You can see the course structure and details of individual subjects available for study here.