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MFoodScTech Food Science and Technology (Part-Time)

Catalog id : 5576
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
4 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
35792 AUD
National
24640 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

The Master of Food Science and Technology will cover the integrative disciplines of food science and food technology. In this program, students will gain a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge within fields of food science and food technology, and students will have the opportunity to apply these in either a research project or an industry placement (subject to availability).

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.

Study options:

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

  • Doctor of Philosophy

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • 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.

 For International students:

  • 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.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening)

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title       

      Part A:

  • FOOD7006 Food Safety & Quality Management
  • FOOD7011 Principles of Food Preservation
  • FOOD7013 Food Chemistry & Analysis
  • MICR7003 Principles of Food Microbiology

      Part B:

  • AGRC7045 Agricultural Research Methodologies
  • FOOD7000 Advanced Food Materials Science
  • FOOD7016 Food Sensory & Physical Assessment
  • FOOD7018 Food Bioprocessing
  • FOOD7019 Food Product and Process Designs
  • FOOD7020 Food Processing Technology
  • FOOD7025 Advanced Functional Foods
  • MICR7001 Food Microbiology and Biotechnology

      Part C:

  • FOOD7021 Professional Experience
  • FOOD7617 Graduate Research Project III
  • FOOD7618 Graduate Research Project III
  • FOOD7619 Graduate Research Project III

      Part D:

  • AGRC7046 Leadership in Rural Industries and Communities
  • AGRC7047 Global Challenges in Agriculture
  • AGRC7050 Agribusiness Value Chain Management
  • AGRC7501 Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • BIOT7033 Issues in Biotechnology
  • FOOD7022 Bush Foods of Australia
  • FOOD7024 Special Studies in Food Science and Technology
  • NUTR7001 Nutrition & Health

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form. 

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