Master of Food Science and Technology

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

UQ is a key research provider in food science and technology - ranked first in Australia. Your teachers are active researchers who will share the latest knowledge in food safety and quality management, food chemistry and microbiology, food processing, and new food product development. You will refine your laboratory skills during practicals and research courses, gain access to the Food Science Innovation Precinct - a world-class teaching, research, training and development unit - and have the flexibility to tailor your studies to your interests and career goals, with specialised electives such as business, agriculture and biotechnology. You can also undertake a 14-week industry experience in your final year, where you will apply your theoretical knowledge to a food-related workplace situation, acquire a detailed understanding of industry operations, and gain professional skills to enhance your career opportunities. As a graduate, you will be able to apply leadership, research and problem-solving skills to meet the global challenges associated with feeding the world by contributing to the provision of high-quality, safe and nutritionally valuable food and food products, as well as having an understanding of the global policy dialogue on food and food products.


24 Units

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor's degree in a food science, food technology or food engineering field, or an approved discipline. UQ or equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 5 or above on a 7-point scale.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
St Lucia International: $63,048 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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