Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science (BFoodNutrSci)

Program Code


Program Minimum Units


Standard Duration

3 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of Sciences

AQF Level


Academic Year


Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


This program provides students with skills and knowledge in food science and human nutrition. Students will learn how to design, formulate, produce and package everyday and specialty foods with specific functional and nutritional properties. They will learn the importance of developing a sustainable, nutritious and healthy food supply and complete a placement in food industry or a nutrition/health related organization. Career opportunities range from food industry, quality auditing, new product development and public health nutrition. A pre-diatetics pathway is included in the program.
The Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science is an AQF Level 7 program with a standard full-time duration of 3 years.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science

There shall be a Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 72 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 63 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 9 units, which may include other undergraduate courses offered by the University that are not offered by the Faculty of Sciences up to the value of 9 units with no more than 6 units at Level I
  3. Level I courses not exceeding 30 units
  4. Level III Science courses to the value of at least 24 units
  5. Work based training / extra mural studies