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Graduate Diploma in Food Science and Technology

  • Graduate Diploma

Broaden your knowledge of food science and increase your professional status in the industry.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
1 year full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person

About this course

You will take specialised coursework units, complemented by laboratory classes and industry site visits. You will study a variety of topics while gaining considerable knowledge and hands-on experience.

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What you will learn

  • apply the principles and practices of food sciences and technology to the production, preservation and distribution of safe and healthy food
  • apply logical and rational processes to critically analyse issues relevant to food; use appropriate technologies effectively, recognising their advantages and limitations
  • access, critically evaluate and synthesise information from a wide range of resources using appropriate technologies and use oral and written communication effectively to their peers.
  • recognise international standards and practices within the discipline and engage in food related issues that occur globally
  • value cultural diversity and recognise the impact of culture on food preferences and usage
  • engage in self-directed learning and exhibit professional behaviour when working independently and collaboratively.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at Curtin University.
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Employed full-time