The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

This program provides students with skills and knowledge in food science and human nutrition. Students will learn how to design, formulate, produce and package everyday and specialty foods with specific functional and nutritional properties. They will learn the importance of developing a sustainable, nutritious and healthy food supply and complete a placement in the food industry or a nutrition/health related organisation. Career opportunities range from food industry, quality auditing, new product development and public health nutrition. A pre-dietetics pathway is included in the program.


Core science courses at the University of Adelaide are complemented by industry-focused, practical experience in sensory evaluation of foods, food safety, food processing technology and new product development at TAFE SA Regency campus. Students gain experience in communication, project management, research, team work and regulatory frameworks to ensure that graduates can contribute to food and health industries of the future.


  • Food and nutrition science

Standard entry requirements

Assumed knowledge: SACE Stage 2 Chemistry and Maths Studies

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $124,500
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 3 years
Waite International: $124,500
  • ATAR: 75
  • Full-time : 3 years

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