Combining chemistry, food safety, confectionery, sensory analysis and microbiology, food science opens up a variety of rewarding careers in the food industry. Learn how to make food healthier, tastier and safer for consumers with the help of our expert teachers, guest lecturers and field trips.
Our teachers have extensive current food manufacturing industry experience and provide expert insights into all aspects of the food industry, its challenges and opportunities.
Take advantage of a varied and detailed learning experience. Your food science studies will include field trips and experiential learning, special guest lectures, networking opportunities and a major product development project where you can showcase your concept to an expert judging panel.
- Learn from food industry specialists across a range of disciplines
- Learn the science and multi-layered factors that create great food and food businesses
- Take part in our Food Product Innovation Award, where students are challenged to develop an innovative product to be judged by industry professionals.
Classes for the Diploma of Food Science and Technology are usually delivered between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday; this includes classes for students undertaking the course part-time.
Part-time students take longer than one year to complete this course.