Food & Nutrition

Study a degree which is ranked third in Australia and best in South Australia for food and nutrition science and technology.

Whether it’s pioneering new food production methods in urban areas, helping to satisfy the growing appetite for our world-famous wine, or becoming an innovator in the commercial world of food, there are countless opportunities for graduates to explore.

Degrees in agriculture, food, nutrition and wine sciences combine the theoretical with a healthy dose of practical, hands-on application; ideal for those looking for a strong connection with industry throughout their training.

The Australian food and beverage industry exports $40 billion a year and is growing rapidly. There is high demand for food and nutrition scientists who can identify new products and services that meet the needs of tomorrow's global customers.

Study and career options

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science

Feast your eyes on a degree ranked in the top three in Australia for food science and technology which offers:

  • 120 hours of industry experience to set up your career
  • Top 150 world ranking for food science and technology (Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject 2017)
  • Graduates eligible to apply for registration as an associate nutritionist

If you love food and want to learn how to design, formulate, produce and package it, the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science might be the choice for you. 

Career opportunities include the food industry, quality auditing, new product development public health nutrition, food and nutrition policy development, research and education.

Nourish your future. Apply to study the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science.

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Study tours and experiences

We offer study tours and overseas experiences which aim to boost your science knowledge, confidence and employability.

Ag Food Wine study tours

Graduate story

"Even though I grew up in a restaurant and have been surrounded by food all my life, the industry tours were the absolute highlight of my university experience. They gave me an insight into what the ‘real’ world is like and inspired me to find my current role."

- Ethan Tan - Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science | General Manager, Mexex

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How to apply

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