In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
an undergraduate degree (or a graduate certificate or graduate diploma) in any discipline with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent, or
an honours degree in any discipline, or equivalent; and
a curriculum vitae or resume; and
two academic referee reports; and
a personal statement of up to 500 words.
In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
prior academic performance; and if relevant
the professional or management experience; and
the curriculum vitae or resume; and
the referee reports; and
the personal statement.
For English language tests, we require documentary evidence of having obtained the minimum scores within the previous 24 months.
IELTS: 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0)
TOEFL (paper test): 577 with TWE 4.5
TOEFL (internet): 79 with Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13
Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58-64 inclusive and no communicative skill below 50
This flexible degree opens a variety of creative careers in the food industry at local, regional and global levels.
You could work with food sensory (tasting) panels to understand how to develop healthy and appealing products, create biodegradable packaging that also extends shelf life or take part in the development of new foods.
Potential careers include:
Food product development technologist: Develop innovative new food products and ways to present them
Packaging technologist: Identify new, unique and sustainable packaging for food that appeals to customers
Consumer insights specialist: Research consumer behaviour to identify product improvements or develop innovative