Master On Campus

Science in Food Innovation

Lincoln University Canterbury

12 months
25748 USD/year
6580 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Science in Food Innovation programme at Lincoln University Canterbury is a one year master targeted at creating world-leading food scientists. 


Students in the Science in Food Innovation programme at Lincoln University Canterbury focus on food composition, quality, processing, innovation, marketing and human nutrition. 


This broad base provides graduates with the necessary skills to succeed, whether it is as an employee of national or international companies or creating your own unique products. Food innovation is not only critical to the economic viability of New Zealand, but for the world as a whole. Lincoln University is long-established in research and education with a land and food focus. 

As New Zealand’s specialist land-based University, Lincoln attracts internationally renowned researchers to utilise their theoretical knowledge of science to the applied benefit of the food industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Processing and Quality
  • Food and Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Food Product Innovation
  • Food Safety and Security
  • Sensory Science and Techniques
  • Advanced Microbiology
  • Laboratory Experimentation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A relevant degree with a B grade average in your 300-level courses and final year (full-time equivalent)
  • A birth certificate or passport (a scanned copy showing the same name that is on your academic documents)
  • Academic transcripts (results or mark sheets) for all tertiary education qualifications, either completed or partially completed. The transcript must include the courses taken and the marks or grades achieved. The grading scale used must also be provided.
  • Evidence of English language proficiency (if applicable)
  • A Curriculum Vitae or resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25748 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25748 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6580 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students: 11500 NZD
  • International students: 45000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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