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Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Healthy food and nutrition is an essential for a healthy future. Lincoln University’s Master of Science and Food Innovation will expand your future with the knowledge and skills to create new foods, and to be at the forefront of creating original and innovative nutritional solutions.
This master’s degree that seeds the technical skills, nutritional and biochemical knowledge to innovate in the global food industry. You may also be able to complete the degree in 12 months, depending on when you start.
You’ll gain an awareness of the market challenges and issues in developing new food products, and learn about food quality, composition and processing safety, human nutrition and sensory evaluation.
You’ll graduate with the abilities to succeed in both national and international companies, and even be able to design and create your own unique products.
How you’ll grow
As a graduate of the Master of Science in Food Innovation, you’ll be ready for roles like Food Scientist, Product Development Scientist, Food Safety Officer, Laboratory Analyst, Quality Control Supervisor, Production Supervisor, Food Biochemist or Food Consultant.
You are required to complete 180 credits of taught courses from the schedules to the regulations for the Master of Science (Food Innovation) over three semesters. The degree may be completed in either 12 or 18 months, depending on when you start.
Choose 40 credits from the following courses:
Students with an A- average who have started their studies in the first semester could be considered eligible for FOOD 660 (Research Dissertation; 40 Credits) in the third semester (instead of FOOD 697 and 698). A course advisor can assist you to select your courses and plan your degree.
A relevant New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses
English Language Requirements