Over the next 40 years, the world will need to produce 50% more food to feed a rapidly increasing world population. There will be 1.6 billion new middle class Asian consumers by 2050! Indonesia will grow by an estimated six million middle class consumers each year, while the Chinese middle class will earn similar salaries to their European counterparts. Food and packaging innovation knowledge and skills will be highly regarded in a booming industry.
1. The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue the course successfully using the following criteria:
an undergraduate degree with at least H3 (65%) average over all years, or
a graduate or postgraduate certificate in any discipline with at least H3 (65%) average, or
a graduate or postgraduate diploma in any discipline, with at least H3 (65%) average, or
an honours degree in any discipline, or equivalent; and
a curriculum vitae or resume; and
two academic referee reports; and
personal statement of up to 500 words.
2. The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and may call for further referee reports or employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
Food Packaging Design (Intensive) - New in 2015
Food Safety and Quality
Nutrition Politics and Policy
Procurement and Logistics (Intensive)
Sensory Analysis and Practice (Intensive)
Managing for Value Creation
Innovation and Entrepreneurship - New in 2015
MFPI Internship - New in 2015
Major Research Project
Commercialisation of Science
A comprehensive understanding of inter-disciplinary food science, product, innovation, entrepreneurship and packaging at an advanced level
Cognitive, technical and creative skills necessary to play a key role within food companies and associated organisations
Advanced knowledge and skills in the interdisciplinary field of food, food packaging and design innovation
Demonstrate a critical understanding of environment, economic, social and ethical factors related to food production and packaging in Australia and globally
Enhance theoretical and critical thinking skills to analyse and problem solve complex issues relating to food production and packaging
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