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Dual Major

Food Science and Nutrition

Bachelors of Music (Honours)/Science

Take a scientific approach to the study of food.

You'll learn every aspect of the food system, from farming, processing and distribution to how food is selected, consumed, and affects our health.

Food production is the largest industry in the world, so graduates can work almost anywhere in nutrition, food science and technology, education, research and development.

Highlights

23 in the world for food science and technology

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019

1 in Australia for food science and technology

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019

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:

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

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

compared.edu.au

What you'll study

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

  • Community and Public Health Nutrition
  • Principles of Food Preservation
  • Nutrition Science