Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program equips graduates with the skills necessary for a career in the food and agribusiness industries. Students complete a double major in food science and agribusiness. Studies focus on the business and scientific aspects of supplying affordable and nutritious food. The final year internship gives students the opportunity to identify specific career interests and gain practical industry experience.
Students undertake a 12 week internship in Year 3. Honours is awarded on the basis of superior performance throughout the course. An International Student Exchange Program is available. Students undertaking the International Specialisation will spend two semesters at an approved international institution.
- Food science
Standard entry requirements
- Assumed knowledge: Mathematics and Chemistry
- Recommended studies: Biology
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A 12-week internship is completed in the third year. Career opportunities: Examples include brand and marketing manager, food production manager, food safety officer, food scientist, health promotion officer, logistics manager, packaging and postharvest supply manager, quality assurance officer, retail manager, trade manager.