Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition (Honours) (UG:Bachelor (Hons))

University of Newcastle, Australia

Cricos: 00109J

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The award
UG:Bachelor (Hons)

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February

International course fees
AUD 35280 per year

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About Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition (Honours) at University of Newcastle, Australia

An Honours program is offered as an additional year to the undergraduate program. The Honours program consists of a fourth year of full-time study (1 year) or the equivalent part-time study (2 years). Courses are offered on a semester basis, i.e. two semesters per year. The Honours program consists of a research project on a topic determined in consultation with your research supervisor. The program also involves a skills development strand to assist you in the development of your research skills and the writing of your research thesis. Honours is highly regarded by potential employers and provides entry into a research career.

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • In-depth knowledge and skills appropriate to undertake further study and research in food science & human nutrition.
  • Ability to develop, conduct and manage a research project.
  • Critically and independently reflect and statistically analyse project results.
  • Ability to communicate a convincing and reasoned scientific argument at a level and style appropriate to the audience and to report scientific findings in an oral and/or written format.
  • Ability to work on an advanced scientific activity both autonomously and collaboratively.
  • Awareness of professional practice in food science & human nutrition and an understanding, appreciation and respect for appropriate conduct and practice.

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Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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