Food sustainability is the study of food security, health, safety, quality and affordability, influenced by climate change and the environment.
With the world population expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050*, Federation University is creating new ways to help solve the problems of developing a safe, healthy and nutritious food supply for people worldwide.
This unique degree was developed in collaboration with food industry partners to fulfill the need for food specialists in Australia. The first half of the degree embeds a Diploma of Food Science and Technology (FBP50118) to develop your knowledge and core practical skills across food testing, quality and sustainability.
In the second half of the degree you will pursue an interest by selecting one of Food Processing or Sustainable Food Production, as well as undertake an industry placement providing valuable and relevant workplace experience.
You will also examine key aspects of sustainable food systems from different points of view: scientific, economic, environmental and ethical, whilst gaining a worldly perspective through a wide selection of subjects from biology to product and process design.
*United Nations: World Population Prospects: the 2019 Revision.