University of Newcastle

Australia ,New South Wales | Central Coast

Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition

  • Duration: 36
  • $ 42550/year
  • IELTS: 6(6)
  • Bachelor

Newcastle University, sometimes referred to as the University of Newcastle (UON), is a public university in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It was founded in 1965, and its main campus is in the Callaghan neighborhood of Newcastle. The institution also has campuses in Singapore, Newcastle CBD, Sydney CBD, Port Macquarie, and Ourimbah.


The University of Newcastle is a part of Universities Australia, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and the Australian Technology Network. The Wollotuka Institute at the university provides courses in Indigenous studies. Additionally, the Pathways and Academic Learning Support Centre offers Indigenous students, students who have recently left high school, and students who are mature-aged programs for postsecondary preparation.

The production of food continues to present new problems to society. Sustainable and wholesome options are becoming more popular. We must continue to evaluate how new meals, trends, and difficulties affect health. People who love to think creatively are needed in this specialist field of study.

The main manufacturing sector in Australia is food and beverage processing. Food and nutrition experts have excellent prospects to work in a variety of fields because to this vibrant business. Product creation, food law, nutrition, quality control, food safety, and research are some examples.You might design new items, analyze existing ones, or deal with fresh or processed meals. Or you may try to make sure that food is nutrient-balanced, economical, safe to consume, ecologically friendly, and appealing to consumers.


Human nutrition and food science graduates are in great demand. As society gets more savvy and as the desire for transparency and dietary information increases, the sector is expanding quickly. The use of food, nutrition, and functional food components to cure and prevent illness and disease is expanding as a result of technological advancements and investments in scientific study. Graduates can continue their education by pursuing Honours or a Higher Degree by Research in Food Science, for example. With further study, this curriculum may potentially offer a route into the dietetics field.

Professional Results

  • chemist, technician, or food scientist
  • food product creation
  • biotechnology in food
  • flavourist
  • Nutritional instruction and research
  • promotes community health


Tuition: $42550 per year




You will be paid AU$1250 per 10 units of study.


The scholarship is valued at AU$10,000 for each year of study under a standard full-time study load of 80 units. The payment will be applied directly to your student account for each term of study in your eligible program(s) as a tuition fee reduction. The amount applied is on a pro rata basis and will be adjusted according to approved reduced study load, credit exemptions, progression or enrolment above full-time study load.

IELTS: 6(6)


Academics: 2.8 GPA

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