University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition/Bachelor of Business

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

Many countries have alarming rates of obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease. A healthy diet and new food products are needed to address these emerging health threats, and graduates of this program are in a good position to make a difference.The Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition is offered at the Ourimbah campus. The degree provides a strong background in the principles underlying the sciences of food technology and human nutrition. This includes the basic sciences, the chemistry and biology of nutrients and the attributes of food, including food commodities and functional foods. The Bachelor of Business is one of the most popular and dynamic degrees offered by the Faculty of Business and Law. The program has a practical orientation, with students learning from case studies of real business situations.

Structure

320 units comprising of:210 units of Compulsory Courses60-70 unit Business Major40 units of Food Science Directed Courses10 unit Elective

Subjects

  • Biomedical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Food Analysis
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Food Product Development
  • Functional Foods and Health Claims
  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Nutrition in Health and Disease
  • Plant and Animal Food Products
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Governance, Politics and International Relations
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Leadership and Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism and Event Management.

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 HSC or ATAR equivalent

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ourimbah International: $144,840
  • ATAR: 71
Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Ourimbah.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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