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Curtin University Master of Science in Food Science and Technology
Curtin University

Master of Science in Food Science and Technology

Perth, Australia

2 Years


Full time

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AUD 38,000 / per year *


* indicative first-year fee


  • CRICOS code: 064466C
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: MC-FOODST
  • Study mode: Full-time
  • Intake: February, July
  • Location: Perth
  • Indicative first-year fee: AUD$38,000


Course description

This course extends the learning of the graduate diploma to incorporate an independent research project under the guidance of an experienced supervisor. To ensure you are ready to undertake this project you will be introduced to health research methods and learn to measure, interpret and describe the data effectively. It is ideal for those wishing to increase their professional status or to diversify their career opportunities.

Admission criteria

  • A bachelor degree or equivalent in science, engineering, nutrition, environmental health, home economics, agriculture or other appropriate disciplines. Applicants with other qualifications and experience are considered but may be required to complete additional bridging units.
  • Meet Curtin’s English proficiency requirements.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible to apply for membership to the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.

The future of Food Science and Technology

There is a growing demand for food science and technology experts. Potential employers include food suppliers, beverage manufacturers, supermarkets, hospitals, airlines, teaching institutions, federal and state research laboratories.


  • Food quality assurance
  • Microbiology
  • Research and development
  • Sales and marketing

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