UniversityUniversity of Auckland
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Extend your knowledge in your specialist area at postgraduate level with our honours programme.
The Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme involves one year of full-time study, or two years of part-time study, after you have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Science.
After graduating with a BSc (Hons), it’s possible to progress to a Master of Science (MSc) degree. If you achieve First or Second Class First Division Honours in your BSc(Hons), you’ll be eligible for direct possible to a PhD.
Some specialisations may not be available for a Semester Two start.
Postgraduate study in Food Science will provide you with the skills to work in the food industry.
You will learn about topics such as the structure and composition of foods, food chemistry, nutritional and sensory qualities, food safety, preservation and evaluation. These underpin all aspects of manufacturing, processing and production in food-related industries.
Areas of research include:
Where can postgraduate study in Food Science take you?
Our graduates can be found in a wide variety of research and development contexts, including commercial enterprises in the dairy and brewing industries, Crown Research Institutes, multinational food companies and government agencies.
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Taught 120 points
You must have completed an undergraduate degree at a recognised university (or similar institution), with the equivalent of a major in a similar field to your intended specialisation. You will need a GPE of 5.0.
IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.