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Field of Study

Food Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Food technology combines the basic chemical and biological sciences and their application to the quality, safety, nutritive value, processing and storage of food.

It is based in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, microbiology, and biometry, and is the science underpinning the food industry – the largest manufacturing industry in Australia.

Research honours students will have the opportunity to delve deeply into a particular aspect of their chosen food and its manufacturing process.

Highlights

1 in Australia for food science and technology

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

14 in the world for food science and technology

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Food technologist
  • Quality systems coordinator
  • Product development technologist
  • Research and development coordinator
  • Food chemist
  • Food microbiologist

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Work placements
  • Research experience
  • Laboratory work
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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