Extend your food sciences learning with an independent research project under the guidance of an experienced supervisor.
2 years full-time
About this course
The food industry is one of the largest in the world. Its growth, particularly into the export market, requires a high level of technology as well as professionally trained individuals to apply that technology.
What you will learn
apply and integrate 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; think creatively to generate innovative solutions
access, critically evaluate and synthesise information from a wide range of resources using appropriate technologies and use oral and written communication effectively to a variety of audience groups.
recognise and apply 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 reflective practice, and exhibit professional behaviour and skills, when working independently and collaboratively.
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