Master of Food Science and Technology

Study Area


Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City, Bundoora

Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Australian food sector has developed an enviable reputation in growing and manufacturing quality food products that are sought after globally. To uphold this position, it is vital to maintain and sustain a highly-qualified workforce. With advanced technical expertise and research skills, graduates are fully-equipped to participate in the rapidly advancing field of food science and technology and apply their expertise in inter-disciplinary contexts. You’ll develop skills and knowledge of food processing and preservation; chemical properties of food materials; food safety, packaging and labelling; and food product and process innovation. You will also undertake courses to support the wide range of technical positions required by the food industry. If your background is in science, engineering, agriculture or other related disciplines, the Master of Food Science and Technology is designed to provide professional training in this field. If you have previously completed studies in food science and technology, this degree will enhance and expand your knowledge in the area.


Average Score

at least GPA 2.0/4.0


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking