If you'd like to be a nutritionist, a product developer or a laboratory analyst, this in-depth course covers everything from the scientific study of ingredients to marketing the final product. Food and nutritional scientists are in high demand in the food industry to manage operations, develop new and better products and processes, and improve the efficiency and quality of the industry.
This degree will take you through all aspects of food, from the raw product to how it ends up on the store shelf. You'll learn about food processing, product development, quality assurance and how to market food products online and around the world.
There is also a focus on the importance of nutrition to human health, and the sociological and cultural issues relating to food, including quality of taste for consumers. This course provides an ideal background for further studies in dietetics.
This program contains compulsory online courses.
On successful completion, you will be eligible for membership with the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) and the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA).