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BACHELOR OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

KPT / JPT ( R / 541 / 6 / 0022 ) 06 / 24 - MQA / SWA0794
This is your opportunity to positively impact the health and wellbeing of future generations .
Food science involves the biological , physical and chemical aspects of food and its composition , beginning with harvesting , followed by preparation and ending with consumption . Food technology is the application of food science to the processing of biological materials into food products .
The course focuses , firstly , on helping you to develop a greater understanding of the fate of agricultural raw materials as they ’ re processed and formulated before being presented to the consumer and , secondly , on the technology of food such as preservation , processing , packaging and distribution to ensure that food is safe , nutritious and wholesome .
Accreditation
This course is accredited by the International Union of Food Science and Technology .
Areas of study
This course provides a solid scientific foundation in chemistry , microbiology , biochemistry and physical sciences , with knowledge of processing and formulation of agricultural raw materials into safe and nutritious food products .
You ’ ll have the opportunity to study a broad range of topics , such as :
• Biochemistry
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Food microbiology
• Human nutrition
• Laboratory management
• Strategic food quality management
• Food product development
• Food processing and preservation
• Microbiology
• Food bioprocess technology
• Functional foods
• Statistics .
Entry requirements
Qualification Monash University Foundation Year 1 63.75 % GCE A Level 8 ATAR 75 Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education 17 Indian School Certificate Examination 65 % All India Senior School Certificate Examination 70 % SMA3 , Indonesia International Baccalaureate Diploma ( IB Diploma ) 26 STPM , Malaysia 7.9 UEC , Malaysia 5
Program Matrikulasi ( Matriculation Program ), Malaysia 2.33
Ontario Secondary School Diploma 78.5 %
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education ( Advanced Level ) 10
High School Diploma , Vietnam 8.14 UNSW Foundation Studies 7
Foundation in Science and Technology , Sunway College 65 %
Diploma of Higher Education Studies ( DHES ) ˆ 50 % Monash College Diploma Part 1 3 , 4 80 % Monash College Diploma Part 2 2 , 3 50 % 5
Prerequisites
English : Monash ’ s minimum requirements apply .
One of Biology , Chemistry , or Higher level Mathematics : Australian Year 12 equivalent .
3 years
Accredited
CAREER PATHS You ’ ll find employment in national and multinational food companies in the following areas :
• food product development
• production
February , July and October
RM44,805 Malaysian student
RM51,135 International student 2021 fees per year
Internship
• quality assurance and control
• sensory analysis
• food laws and regulations
• sales and marketing
• management
• food hygiene
• food packaging .
SCIENCE
1 The undergraduate entry requirements published in this guide are for students commencing the MUFY program in 2021 .
2 Diploma of Higher Education Studies and Monash College Diploma Part 2 provide a pathway into the second year of the corresponding undergraduate studies .
3 The Monash College Diploma Part 1 and 2 entry requirements published in this guide are for students commencing their undergraduate destination degree in 2021 .
4 Monash College Diploma Part 1 provides a pathway into the first year of the corresponding undergraduate studies .
5 Maximum credit awarded for this program : 42 credit points ; course duration at Monash : 2-2.5 years .
∆ Please refer to priorstudy . monash . edu / prior-study / for the entry score .
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