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Dual Major

Food Science and Nutrition

Bachelors of Science/Journalism

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 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:

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

Graduate salary

Science and mathematics (undergraduate)

$62K–$66K

compared.edu.au

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratory work
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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

  • Community & Public Health Nutrition
  • Principles of Food Preservation
  • Nutrition and Exercise
  • Food Chemistry