Please refer to:

The Graduate Certificate in Food Studies is no longer available.

Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2014

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Food Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in food studies or a related field OR post-secondary study and 2 years work experience in a related field.

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 5460 1276 or 1800 642 093 (Freecall)

Web:

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Food Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in food studies or a related field OR post-secondary study and 2 years work experience in a related field.

CRICOS Code: 034041K

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is not eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. View program eligibility.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Food Studies?

This program will be replaced with the Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology. Please refer to the following link for information on this exciting new program Graduate Certificate in Food Science and Technology.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Food Studies.

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Enrolment in this program is no longer available to Domestic students.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

A bachelor degree in food studies or a related field OR post-secondary study and 2 years work experience in a related field.

Additional application requirements

International students cannot enrol externally.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 034041K

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is not eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. View program eligibility.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Courses that include a field trip component may incur additional costs to cover transport, accommodation and food.

What you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Food Studies

Careers

Graduates find employment as: food technologists, food scientists, laboratory managers, food product development scientists, quality control managers, technical sales persons, food production managers, nutrition advisors or community health educators.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following organisations:

  • Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Food Studies

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Food Studies, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

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See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Food Studies.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Food Studies