Food Science - FOODJS5037

Stream Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Chemical Engineering

Contact: School

Program: 5037 - Food Science


Graduate Diploma in Food Science (Specialisation)

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Stream Outline

The specialisation in Food Science is defined by a core of disciplinary knowledge. It provides a solid postgraduate coursework program for the food science graduate or professional food scientist wishing to upgrade their skills and as an entry pathway to the MSc program 8037.

Entry Requirements

A student must hold a Bachelor degree in Food Science with an average mark of at least 65, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised university or tertiary institution, in order to be admitted to the stream.

Stream Structure

Disciplinary Knowledge Courses - minimum 36 UOC (6 courses) chosen from the following:
Electives - maximum 12 UOC

Up to 12UOC of electives may be chosen, depending on the prior learning of the student (at the discretion of the program or stream authority).

Volume of Learning

The program in which this stream is offered is a 48UOC (1-year full-time equivalent) program, with entry to students holding Honours equivalent degrees from cognate disciplines, or Bachelor degrees in Food Science. The program is designed to develop and enhance career opportunities for graduate engineers and scientists, including cross-training, re-training and advanced level technical specialisations.

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