Duration

1.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Food Science and Technology.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in food science, food technology, science or engineering (in food science or technology) or an approved discipline. UQ GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 23520

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Science

Email: science.enquiries@uq.edu.au

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

Web:

Duration

1.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2016

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

24

Faculty

Science

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Food Science and Technology.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in food science, food technology, science or engineering (in food science or technology) or an approved discipline. UQ GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 079384D

English Proficiency

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

AQF level

AQF level 9

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 34080

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

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

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Web:

Why study the Master of Food Science and Technology?

The Master of Food Science and Technology will cover the integrative disciplines of food science and food technology in 2 years. In this program, you will gain a comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge within fields of food science and food technology, and you will have the opportunity to apply these in either a research project or an industry placement. Note: industry placements are subject to availability and are not guaranteed. Graduates will be able to apply leadership, research and problem-solving skills to meet the global challenges associated with feeding the world, by contributing to the provision of high quality, safe and nutritionally valuable food and food products, as well as having an understanding of the global policy dialogue on food and food products. It is an ideal program for professionals seeking to expand their career prospects into a wide range of government, commercial, community-based or research roles in the broad field of food science and technology.

The MFoodScTech replaced the MFoodSt in 2014. Students enrolled in the MFoodSt can refer to the program requirements, rules and course list for the MFoodSt.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Food Science and Technology.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in food science, food technology, science or engineering (in food science or technology) or an approved discipline. UQ GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in food science, food technology, science or engineering (in food science or technology) or an approved discipline. UQ GPA of 5 or above on a 7 point scale.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 079384D

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; 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 Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2016:

Indicative annual fee 2016: AUD$ 23520

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 34080

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2016 Fee Rules.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Master of Food Science and Technology

To complete the Master of Food Science and Technology, 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.

Students will complete #24 units in total, comprising:

  • #8 from Part B; and
  • #8 from Part C; and
  • #8 from Part B or Part C or Part D.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Master of Food Science and Technology.

Program Rules for the Master of Food Science and Technology

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: