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Degree

Master of Food Science and Technology ( Coursework )

Course code: #MC237

master

Degree

Master of Food Science and Technology ( Coursework )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $37,440 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    094062G

Highlights
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 02-March-2022 2022-03-02
Winter-July 30-June-2022 2022-06-30
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-July 30-June-2023 2023-06-30

Overview

Master of Food Science and Technology

The Australian food sector has developed an enviable reputation in growing and manufacturing quality food products that are sought after globally. To uphold this position, it is vital to maintain and sustain a highly-qualified workforce.

With advanced technical expertise and research skills, graduates are fully-equipped to participate in the rapidly advancing field of food science and technology and apply their expertise in inter-disciplinary contexts.

You’ll develop skills and knowledge of food processing and preservation; chemical properties of food materials; food safety, packaging and labelling; and food product and process innovation. 

You will also undertake courses to support the wide range of technical positions required by the food industry.

If your background is in science, engineering, agriculture or other related disciplines, the Master of Food Science and Technology is designed to provide professional training in this field. 

If you have previously completed studies in food science and technology, this degree will enhance and expand your knowledge in the area.

Multiple campuses

This degree requires on campus attendance at the City and Bundoora campuses, and all practical sessions requiring the Food Innovation and Research Centre are based in Bundoora.

Industry connections

This program incorporates work-integrated learning (WIL) experiences where you will develop new products and/or manufacturing processes with the input of industry partners.

You'll also develop a food quality assurance plan with the guidance of industry experts.

Note: You will not need to pay any application fee but some of African countries will need to deposit of AU$100 application fee.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$37,440

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,316
Accommodation 1 bed room 0
Tuition 1 person $37,440

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  1. Academic/Official Transcripts
  2. Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  3. Passport or Visa Documents (If Applicable)
  4. Official translations of documents in a language other than English
  5. Graduation/completion certificates

Note: Documents must be certified.

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
12
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

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 
(10 weeks)  
Pre-Intermediate
(10 weeks)  
Intermediate 
(10 weeks)  
Upper-Intermediate 
(10 weeks)  
Advanced 
(10 weeks) 
Advanced Plus 
(10 weeks) 
IELTS  / IELTS Indicator
 
3.5 
no band <3.0  
4.0 
no band
<3.5  
4.5 
no band
< 4.0  
5.0 
no band
<4.5  
5.5 
no band
<5.0  
6.0 
No band 
<5.5 
TOEFL iBT   / TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition28  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)
PTE 23  30  33  36  42  50  
CAE----162169

Academic background and requirement

You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in: 

science, engineering, agriculture, nutrition, veterinary science, medical or biomedical science that includes courses/ units in chemistry or biochemistry and nutrition or microbiology with a minimum GPA of 2.0  (60-69%) (out of 4.0).

Career opportunities

  • Food Research and Development Technician
  • Food Safety Specialist
  • Food Technologist
  • Food Sales Representative
  • Food Production Supervisor
  • Nutritionist
  • Scientific Laboratory Technician
  • Food Market Researcher

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