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Food Science and Technology

University of Queensland

18 months
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42960 AUD/year
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About

Make your mark in the world's largest industry, equipped with the latest knowledge in food safety and quality management, food preservation, processing, chemistry and microbiology with the Master of Food Science and Technology is offered at the University of Queensland.

Overview

UQ is a key research provider in food science and technology – ranked first in Australia. Your teachers are active researchers who'll share the latest knowledge in food safety and quality management, food chemistry and microbiology, food processing, and new food product development.

You'll refine your laboratory skills during practicals and research courses, gain access to the Food Science Innovation Precinct – a world-class teaching, research, training and development unit – and have the flexibility to tailor your studies to your interests and career goals, with specialised electives such as business, agriculture and biotechnology.

You can also undertake a 14-week industry experience in your final year, where you'll apply your theoretical knowledge to a food-related workplace situation, acquire a detailed understanding of industry operations, and gain professional skills to enhance your career opportunities.

Program highlights of the Master of Food Science and Technology is offered at the University of Queensland

  • Study at Australia's leading food science and technology research facility.
  • Refine your laboratory skills during practicals and research courses, and access the Food Science Innovation Precinct.
  • Acquire a detailed understanding of industry operations and gain valuable professional skills.
  • Tailor your studies to your interests and career goals with specialised electives.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Food technologist
  • Food chemist
  • Food microbiologist
  • Laboratory supervisor
  • Process and product development manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Agricultural Research Methodologies 
  • Advanced Food Materials Science 
  • Food Sensory & Physical Assessment 
  • Food Bioprocessing 
  • Food Product and Process Designs 
  • Food Processing Technology 
  • Advanced Functional Foods 
  • Food Microbiology and Biotechnology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 079384D

  • Bachelor degree in a food science, food technology or food engineering field, or an approved discipline.
  • UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42960 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42960 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    31360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31360 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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