RMIT University

Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)

RMIT University (RTO 3046)
Institution rating
3 yearsfull-time
Study mode
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Why study this course

The food technology and nutrition program is about the science of large-scale food manufacturing and making it safe and nutritious to meet consumers' needs. This program offers you the opportunity to learn the application of science in a socially responsible way and the skills required to develop goods and services for the marketplace to meet those needs. This program prepares you for work in a broad range of roles in the food industry. You are trained in the full range of theoretical and practical aspects of food science and technology, and nutrition. You will be able to develop novel, healthy and functional food products that meet consumer demands and comply with government and industry's strict safety and health guidelines. RMIT prioritises practical learning environments. All courses in this program have face-to-face interaction as well as online teaching and learning facilities that make your learning flexible and student centred.

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Depending on the major chosen, you may be eligible for membership with the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) and the Nutrition Society of Australia.

Entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a Certificate IV or higher; OR
  • Completion of at least 4 units of study at undergraduate level

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Bundoora
  • Melbourne City

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit RMIT University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit RMIT University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, RMIT University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit RMIT University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

What are students saying?

Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)
RMIT University
(1 reviews)

Published Aug 2018
Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)RMIT University
Graduation date2015
Study modeOn-campus
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Very good practical learning
The student would recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
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Ability to balance study with your other commitments
Assistance to help you find a job
Balance between theory and practical work
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Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)

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Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)