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Study agriculture and food at Melbourne

Redefine the future of food

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Join a diverse network of leading minds working towards solving issues in sustainability and food supply. Find new ways to integrate science and technology in responding to climate impacts to agriculture and food. Develop valuable skills in your area of interest, so you can make an immediate impact in the industry of your choice.

Master of Agricultural Sciences

Master the science of sustainable and profitable food and fibre production. Build specialist, in-demand skills across science, technology and economics to develop effective solutions for critical issues affecting communities at local, regional and global level. Choose from five specialisations.

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Master of Food Science

Design new and better ways to feed the world. Combine a strong foundation in food chemistry, processing, sensory science, food safety and microbiology with career-focused electives and the opportunity to conduct an original research project.

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Master of Food and Packaging Innovation

A unique, industry-led degree – the only one of its kind in the world – that combines food science, entrepreneurship and innovation in product and packaging design, preparing you for an exciting career in food development, technology and innovation.

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Why study with us?

  • Interdisciplinary subjects in agriculture, food science, economics, engineering, entrepreneurship and sustainability
  • Integrated industry or research projects and multiple networking opportunities as part of your degree
  • Graduate career-ready and in-demand across agriculture, food and a variety of related industries

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Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Master of Food and Packaging Innovation


"The food industry is growing, and I want to be part of it. Studying at Melbourne is the best start to my career in food."

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