Cricos: 00917K

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MSc

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AUD 31680 per year

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About Master of Science (Food Science) at Western Sydney University

Our Master of Science (Food Science) program gives you the advanced skills and knowledge you need to solve future challenges in nutrition and health, food quality and safety.

Advance your curiosity for science

Being curious is in your DNA. You have a need to solve problems, find answers and figure things out. You're the perfect candidate for our Master of Science (Food Science) program.

There is a growing demand for highly qualified food scientists, both here in Australia and on the global stage. This degree gives the advanced knowledge required to solve future challenges in nutrition and health, food quality and safety.

Through integrated units in food processing, quality assurance, food evaluation techniques and new product development, you'll gain the cognitive, technical and critical thinking skills needed to analyse issues and articulate solutions. You'll also access Western's cutting-edge food pilot plant and commercial kitchen, and be given a chance to apply your newfound skills and knowledge to a professional research project.

And because we know it can be hard to juggle study with your current work and life commitments, this degree offers you a balance of online and on-campus studies.

Professional accreditation

Our graduates from this degree are eligible for professional membership of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Your career

Get set for a career in food science and technology, working in a variety of settings, such as:

  • Food manufacturing
  • Research and development
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Technical and senior management

Campus Information

Parramatta South

UAC CODE: 950698

COURSE CODE: 3749

CRICOS CODE: 098472B

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  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 31680 per year

Entry requirements

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University of Western Sydney via the the Western Sydney University International office.

International students applying to Western Sydney University through Western Sydney University International can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the Western Sydney University International website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

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