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Graduate Certificate in  Food Science and Technology

Program code: 5566

Delivery location

St Lucia

Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology

The Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology will develop theoretical and practical knowledge and skills to meet the many global challenges associated with feeding the world, maintaining our environment, biosecurity concerns, and competition for limited resources. Students will be able to explain and demonstrate advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in food science and technology. You will analyse critically, evaluate and transform information within the discipline, analyse, generate and transmit solutions to complex problems and be able to communicate with professional and non-professionals audiences.

For students who enrolled prior to 2014 in the Graduate Certificate of Food Studies please refer to the program requirements, rules and course list for the Graduate Certificate of Food Studies.

Summary

  • Program code
    5566
  • Faculty
  • Duration
    Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
    Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2019)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    8
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Admissions criteria

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field, with UQ or equivalent GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale, with approved tertiary level background in chemistry or biology; or

2 years of work experience in the same discipline.

Learn more about the admissions process

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Further study options

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, please see Programs and Courses for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Government assistance

FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Find out more about FEE-HELP.

Centrelink Support

The Australian Government offers a number of income-support payments to eligible Australian university students. For more information, visit the Centrelink website.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $13,610
Indicative fee 2019

The "indicative annual fee" is the approximate cost of enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology for one semester in 2019. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester. Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value, and the actual duration of your program.

The University indexes tuition fees each year.

Visit Student contributions and tuition fees for more information.

Scholarships

The University offers more than 200 scholarships for prospective students and more than 350 scholarships and prizes for current students.

Scholarships cover the full range of academic disciplines and are open to domestic students and international students.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

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All domestic student applications for the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form.

The program code for the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology is 5566. You'll need this when applying.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate coursework study.

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Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology is:

  • To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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