The Graduate Diploma of Food Science is designed for graduates from related disciplines wishing to advance their knowledge and skills in this area. In this program you will develop your technical knowledge and ability to analyse food science problems and gain a deeper understanding of the agrifood business, in addition to meeting or maintaining professional accreditation standards and furthering your career opportunities.

Our courses provide strategies and tools to increase efficiency and performance, and the chance to learn alongside like-minded industry professionals. The Graduate Diploma also provides a pathway towards the Master of Food Science.

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Why choose this degree?

This program allows you to develop your knowledge and skill related to the food industry.

Who should choose this degree?

Students intending to bolster their professional qualifications in this area or progress to the Master of Food Science choose this program.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Food safety
  • Nutritionist
  • Food engineering
  • Product design

Entry requirements

A student must hold a Bachelor degree in Food Science or a cognate discipline (defined for each specialisation), with an average mark of at least 65, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised university or tertiary institution, in order to be admitted to the program.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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8037 Food Science

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