Why study the Master of Food Science and Technology

The Master of Food Science and Technology will cover the integrative disciplines of food science and food technology. 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 (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.

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.

Summary

  • Program code
    5575
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    24
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 9

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

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.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Master of 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 Master of 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.

Early exit points

Depending on your choice of courses, it might be possible to withdraw from the Master of Food Science and Technology at an early exit point and graduate with one of the following awards:

Further study options

Graduates of the Master of Food Science and Technology have the opportunity to progress into the following programs:

Courses and Programs

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