Taught course

Master of Food Science and Technology

Institution
University of Queensland · Science
Qualifications
(MFoodScTech)

Entry requirements

Bachelor degree in any field, with a tertiary level background in chemistry or biochemistry or biology or microbiology; or a Graduate Certificate in Food Science Technology. UQ GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 079385C

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Months of entry

July, February

Course content

The Master of Food Science and Technology will cover the integrative disciplines of food science and food technology in 2 years. In this program, you will gain a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge within fields of food science and food technology, and you will have the opportunity to apply these in either a research project or an industry placement. Graduates will be able to apply leadership, research and problem-solving skills to meet the global challenges associated with feeding the world, by contributing to the provision of high quality, safe and nutritionally valuable food and food products, as well as having an understanding of the global policy dialogue on food and food products. It is an ideal program for professionals seeking to expand their career prospects into a wide range of government, commercial, community-based or research roles in the broad field of food science and technology.

The Master of Food Science and Technology replaced the Master of Food Studies in 2014. Students enrolled in the Master of Food Studies can refer to the program requirements, rules and course list for the Master of Food Studies.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

(MFoodScTech)

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Science
Email
science.enquiries@uq.edu.au
Phone
Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004 Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980