Develop in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of how agricultural produce is delivered as safe, nutritious and palatable food into local and global markets, at all stages of the supply chain, via the Master of Food Science.
Explore food manufacturing industry influencers such as regulatory frameworks, international trade and the influence of biotechnological methods in food production, via this flexible, advanced-level course.
Develop advanced knowledge and skills in the inter-disciplinary field of food science
The Master of Food and Packaging Innovation is an inter-disciplinary degree that explores food processing, entrepreneurship and innovation in product and packaging design at an advanced level.
Over the next 40 years, the world will need to produce 50% more food to feed a rapidly increasing world population.
As a graduate of the Master of Food and Packaging Innovation, you will be part of addressing this demand. You will learn the skills necessary to develop valuable and innovative food products that address key issues such as transportability, durability, tamper proofing and perishability issues, as well as key environmental, economic, social and ethical factors.
This unique course forms part of a joint University of Melbourne and The Mondelēz International initiative, with the support of the Victorian Government. Industry is actively involved in this course, because they want to cultivate the skills they require locally.
Students can choose to undertake an internship as part of the Master of Food and Packaging Innovation includes an internship subject. This unique placement opportunity, provides access to some of Australia’s most well-known brands and state-of- the-art facilities.
The placement may include access to leading manufacturing sites in packaging and innovation with company's such as Mondelez Australia.