Master of Food Science and Technology

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00025B

UQ is a key research provider in food science and technology – ranked first in Australia. Your teachers are active researchers who'll share the latest knowledge in food safety and quality management, food chemistry and microbiology, food processing, and new food product development. You'll refine your laboratory skills during practicals and research courses, gain access to the Food Science Innovation Precinct – a world-class teaching, research, training and development unit – and have the flexibility to tailor your studies to your interests and career goals, with specialised electives such as business, agriculture and biotechnology. You can also undertake a 14-week industry experience, where you'll apply your theoretical knowledge to a food-related workplace situation, acquire a detailed understanding of industry operations, and gain professional skills to enhance your career opportunities.


32 units

Standard entry requirements

2-year degree: A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, with first-year, university-level chemistry or biology, or A graduate certificate (or equivalent) in food science and technology, or To have successfully completed 3 years of study towards an approved qualification at an overseas partner institution, with a formal pathway to the Master of Food Science and Technology. 1.5-year degree: A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in food science, food technology or food engineering.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
St Lucia International: $72,240 Yes
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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