Bachelor of Food Science (Honours)

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

This is a multidisciplinary program focused on solving the issues that confront one of Australia's biggest growth industries and an industry that touches our lives everyday: Food and Health. As the only food science and technology program in Australia with an embedded honours program, this degree combines food science, nutrition and chemical engineering principles, enabling the design of real world solutions to current and future global food and health challenges. This program is the only one in Australia with IFT accreditation (Institute of Food Technologists, USA), one of the worlds largest and most eminent professional bodies for food science, technology, nutrition and engineering resulting in global recognition for graduates of this degree.


Students must complete 192 Units of Credit.


  • Food technologist
  • Quality assurance manager
  • Dietitian
  • Product tester
  • Production manager
  • Laboratory manager
  • Safety inspector

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics and Chemistry.


Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

Graduates are in high demand, with excellent employment opportunities both locally and abroad in large multinational corporations, small and medium sized local companies, along with government agencies.

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