Graduate Diploma in Global 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

Fight food insecurity on the global stage

Earth’s capacity to renew its resources is in decline, but humanity’s need for nutritious food grows daily. Innovative science solutions are necessary for survival, and big picture thinking is critical for ensuring truly equitable outcomes across the globe.

What will you do?

Delivered over one year full-time, our Graduate Diploma in Global Food and Nutrition Science will equip you with the technical skills needed to enter this exciting field. You will:

expand your understanding of global food security, safety, and sustainability

critically evaluate local, national, and international legislative and regulatory policy

expand your knowledge of nutrigenomics and metabolic nutrition

apply sensory and flavour science to new product development

investigate emerging processing and preservation techniques

consider value-adding and reformulation advances

explore current food trends and opportunities for industry

tackle social justice issues in global food systems

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

Where could it take you?

You might create formulas for NGOs in developing nations. You could help coastal communities scale seaweed production. Perhaps you want to study the effects of COVID-19 on global food systems in preparation for future pandemics.

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Level of Study: Graduate Diploma

Duration: 1 year

CRICOS Course Code: 109095E

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$52,000.00

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