Graduate Diploma in Food and Nutrition Science

The University of Adelaide

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (Reading 6, Listening 6, Speaking 6, Writing 6); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: Total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 58 (Reading 50, Listening 50, Speaking 50, Writing 50); Cambridge: Overall 176 (Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169, Writing 169).

Course Details

Step up to your future in food innovation

Technological advances continue to create new possibilities for how we process, transport, consume and sustain our most vital energy source: food. Within this flourishing scientific field, opportunities abound for competent workers and tech-minded creatives.

What will you do?

Delivered over one year full-time, our Graduate Diploma in Food and Nutrition Science offers specialist skill-building to set you up for success in this evolving space. You will:

apply sensory and flavour science to new product development

expand your knowledge of microbiology

formulate and package foods with specific functional and nutritional properties

assess emerging processing and preservation techniques

investigate the crucial aspects of a secure food supply

evaluate legislative and regulatory policy

build peer relationships in your own learning space, within the University’s dedicated Food Innovation Laboratory.

Where could it take you?

By advancing your knowledge and technical skills, you could contribute to an expanding industry and take advantage of exciting growth and leadership opportunities. You might want to improve health outcomes as a nutritional therapist. You could take on a senior role in a research laboratory. Perhaps you’re looking to qualify your aspirations as a multi-sensory chef!

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Level of Study: Graduate Diploma

Duration: 1 year

CRICOS Course Code: 109092H

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$52,000.00

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