Graduate Diploma of Food Science and Technology

Curtin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00301J

The food industry is the largest industry in the world and needs highly trained professionals in food science and technology to ensure the supply, quality and safety of food. This field offers diverse and challenging careers and has been designed to provide professional training to both those already employed in the food industry and those in other science fields such as: agriculture; nutrition; engineering; environmental health; consumer science and other related disciplines. It is ideal for those wishing to increase their professional status and to diversify their career opportunities by providing an increased knowledge base in the food science and technology field.

Designed for

Graduates in science, engineering, nutrition, environmental health, agriculture, and related disciplines

Standard entry requirements

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The Graduate Diploma in Food Science and Technology is recognised by the professional industry body the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Study pathways

Applications for credit towards a course are assessed on an individual basis. Credit reduces the amount of learning required to complete the course and may be granted for formal education qualifications, non-formal learning from non-award programs of study and informal learning through work experiences. Further information can be found at

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Curtin Perth International: $37,200 No
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery

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