Graduate Certificate 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

Make an impact

Every day, advances in science and technology help ensure continued food security for Earth’s inhabitants. Advocacy is of equal importance on the global stage, with inequity and environmental damage rife across food systems. Finding solutions that support and sustain human life is an ongoing and increasingly exciting challenge.

What will you do?

Delivered over six months full-time, our Graduate Certificate in Global Food and Nutrition Science covers the foundations of the field. You will:

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

explore current food trends and opportunities for industry

learn about advances in processing and preservation

apply sensory and flavour science to new product development

consider emerging economies and agricultural markets

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

Where could it take you?

You might promote biodegradable packaging in Japan or write policy to increase the affordability of fresh produce. You could help fight poverty in rural communities overseas. Perhaps you’ll go on to complete your master’s and win The World Food Prize with a breakthrough innovation.

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Level of Study: Graduate Certificate

Duration: 6 months

CRICOS Course Code: 109096D

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$26,000.00

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