Graduate Diploma of Food Science

UNSW Sydney

This program is designed for engineers who want to specialise in the area of Food Process Engineering. It provides a thorough study of factors affecting the science, processes, operation technology and engineering of foods, and the life cycle of plants. Students also study issues that affect business decisions encountered in the food industry. Expect a comprehensive postgraduate coursework program for the food or chemical engineer wishing to upgrade their skills or extent their knowledge.

Course Fee:

Australian: $33,120
International: $42,280

Entry Requirements:

Students must hold a Bachelor degree in Food Science or a cognate discipline (defined for each stream), with an average mark of at least 65, or an equivalent qualification from a recognised university or tertiary institution, in order to be admitted to the program.


Students must complete 48UOC of courses. A specialisation (stream) must include at least 36UOC of Disciplinary Knowledge courses. A number of specialisation courses may be offered in both internal and external attendance modes and may be delivered in regular sessions, block or intensive modes on or off campus.

Subjects you can Study:

Food science; Food science for biochemists; Food science for chemical engineers

Study Pathways:

Program or Stream Authorities may grant up to 24UOC of advanced standing or exemption if they consider the student has prior learning (formal, informal or non-formal) where it can be demonstrated that the student has achieved equivalent learning outcomes to the particular course(s). Work experience in the food processing industries will be considered by the program or stream authority for recognition of prior learning. Applications for advanced standing or exemption would require substantiating evidence including documents such as academic records, continuing professional education, professional registration and statements of service from the employer.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00098G

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kensington No info Yes Part time 2 years
Kensington No info Yes Full time 1 year
The University of New South Wales is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. par par The main campus is located in Kensington, seven kilometres from Sydney CBD and a short walk from Coogee Beach. Other campuses are UNSW Art and Design in the suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at ADFA.

Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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