Course code: #BP199P7
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In this degree, you’ll learn the full range of theoretical and practical aspects of food science, technology and nutrition.
You'll also be able to develop novel, healthy and functional food products that meet consumer demands and comply with strict safety and health guidelines.
In the first three semesters you will take foundation subjects, such as chemistry and microbiology, and will be introduced to food processing and nutrition. Later your studies will focus more on subjects related to your major.
The nutrition major focuses on human health and nutrition.
The food technology major deals with traditional and novel technologies employed in the manufacture of food products, as well as sensory evaluation of foods, product development and quality assurance.
At the Bundoora Campus you will have access to modern facilities to apply your knowledge and develop technical skills. These include:
You’ll spend a high proportion of time in the laboratory and at the Bundoora-based Food Innovation and Research Centre undertaking production trials and development projects.
The degree culminates in capstone experiences which include work integrated learning activities, where you’ll apply your learning in a workplace context.
Subjects in this degree are taught face to face at the Melbourne City Campus (first three semesters) and Bundoora Campus (last three semesters).
You'll have the opportunity to work on projects linked to industry.
Past projects have involved working in research and development to design new processes or create new food products, and a labelling project that promotes a product's nutritional profile.
Industry is involved with the quality assurance and product development courses, with projects designed and assessed by industry representatives. In addition, some courses will have factory visits and presentations by industry speakers.
Note: You will not need to pay any application fee but some of African countries will need to deposit of AU$100 application fee.
|Cost of living||1 person||$10,620|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||0|
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If you don't meet the English language test scores Complete an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide as follows:
RMIT English Worldwide (REW):
REW courses are available in 6 levels with Entry requirements as follow:
|REW levels of study||Elementary |
|Advanced Plus |
|IELTS / IELTS Indicator||3.5 |
no band <3.0
|TOEFL iBT / TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition||28||30||33||40 (Minimum: Listening 3, Reading 3, Speaking 12, Writing 12)||50 (Minimum: Listening 5, Reading 5, Speaking 14, Writing 15)||60 (Minimum: Listening 9, Reading 10, Speaking 16, Writing 19)|
You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 65%
Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
Higher Mathematics: or
VCE Units 3 and 4 in Mathematics (any), with a study score of at least 20.
Gao San (Senior Middle 3)(Year 12) 75%
Indian School Certificate (ISC): 65%
All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) - 10+2 65%
State Boards of Education (Higher Secondary Certificate, HSC) 70%
Foundation Studies is your direct pathway to degree programs at RMIT University.
Don't have the entry score you need? Do you need to complete specific subjects or meet other prerequisites? Foundation Studies allows you to build your academic skills while focusing on your areas of interest to gain entry into a range of degrees at RMIT.
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