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Dual Major

Food Science and Nutrition

Bachelors of Biomedical Science/Science

Take a scientific approach to the study of food and its consumption.

You'll study all aspects of the food system, from farming, processing and distribution; to how food is selected, consumed and affects our health.

Food is one of largest industries in the world and offers a diverse range of career opportunities in the fields of nutrition, food science and technology, education, research and development.

To gain accreditation as a dietitian, you’ll need to continue into a Master of Dietetics upon completion of your Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Nutrition) program.

Highlights

1 in Australia for food science and technology

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020

20 in the world for food science and technology

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020

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:

  • Dietitian
  • Nutrition adviser
  • Food technologist
  • Quality systems coordinator

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

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What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Nutrition & Exercise
  • Food Chemistry
  • Community and Public Health Nutrition
  • Food Policy, Safety and Quality Management

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