48 months
49670 AUD/year
7165 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Food Science (Honours) degree from University of New South Wales is designed to provide you with a solid background in mathematics, and natural and applied sciences to equip you for a career in a variety of professions. 


Food scientists study the properties of food and ingredients to ensure their safe use and consumption. You will have the opportunity to apply yourself to food product design and enquiry projects, professional food practice, and food systems management, and to conduct research towards your thesis project. 

The Food Science (Honours) degree from University of New South Wales is offered in two disciplines: Food Science and Technology and Food Science and Nutrition.

Career opportunities 

  • Food technologist
  • Quality assurance manager
  • Dietitian
  • Product tester
  • Production manager
  • Laboratory manager
  • Safety inspector

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Science and Technology 
  • Food Science and Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.


192 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 001881J 

  • You may be asked to provide evidence of your English proficiency to study at UNSW depending on your educational background and citizenship. English language skills are vitally important for coping with lectures, tutorials, assignments and examinations and this is why UNSW requires a minimum English language competency for enrolment.
  • If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your English proficiency before you will be given an offer to study at UNSW. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49670 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 49670 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7165 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7165 AUD per year during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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