Bachelor's Degree in Food Science in Oceania

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Food Science

Earning a bachelor's degree is achieved by completing the necessary course of study offered by the college or university you enroll in. Completing this study may take three to seven years depending on where you seek your degree.

Food science studies can cover various disciplines, including biochemistry, biology and chemical engineering. Programs in this field often explore the biological, chemical and physical makeup of food and the ways in which food can be improved for the public.

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Bachelor of Culinary Arts

Otago Polytechnic
Campus Full time 3 years February 2017 New Zealand Dunedin

Advance your study in the Culinary Arts and you'll be well equipped for an exciting career as a cutting edge [+]

Bachelors in Food Science in Oceania 2017. Keen to make your mark on the culinary world? Creative, motivated and willing to try new things? Then this is the programme for you! Cookery graduates are in demand all over the globe in a diverse range of industries. Advance your study in the Culinary Arts and you'll be well equipped for an exciting career as a cutting edge chef, artisan food producer, food writer, teacher, entrepreneur or promoter. Opportunities may also arise for business management or self-employment. Embark on this world-leading qualification that takes New Zealand's food culture to new heights - the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. This advanced, applied degree will provide you with knowledge, tools and techniques that will increase your employment potential within the professional Culinary Arts. Benefit from time spent in our training restaurant and flourish under the guidance of highly experienced tutors. Choose to focus on one of the five specialty areas: Restaurant/Hotel Chef, Artisan Producer, Management, Media and Technology or Tertiary Teacher. International fee: NZD 21,580 (first year) Entry Requirements International students will be individually assessed to ensure you meet degree-level entry requirements. If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 6.0, with no less than 6.0 in writing and speaking, and no less than 5.5 in reading and listening. Portfolio requirements You must supply a portfolio as part of the application process. This portfolio should include: A CV detailing your qualifications/academic record, your interests and hobbies, the positions of responsibility you have held (both in and out of school) and details of your work experience (either paid or voluntary). A letter of application, of no more than 500 words, explaining why you have chosen to apply for the Bachelor of Culinary Arts, your expectations of the programme, your career goals in this field and the steps you have already taken to progress those career goals and improve your chances of being accepted into the programme. Please remember to include your academic records with your application (English translations required if not in English). For those attending secondary school or recent school leavers - NCEA results or equivalent. If still at secondary school, please also list what subjects you are studying this year and at what level. For other applicants - copies of relevant results and/or qualifications. Please provide certified copies of qualifications and transcripts - do not send original documents. If you have any questions regarding the submission of your portfolio, please contact the Food Design Institute. Additional documentation You must supply certified copies of proof of identity and proof of residency (where appropriate). Selection procedure Suitably qualified applicants will either be accepted into the programme or given provisional entry to year one of the programme. Eligible applicants will be selected using a range of identified criteria. Should the number of applicants who meet the selection process requirements exceed the available places, the professional judgement of staff will be used to determine those given immediate entry and those placed on a waiting list. Successful applicants are sent detailed information on enrolment procedures, loans, starting dates for the following year and any information that might be required to facilitate a smooth introduction to the programme. Applicants who do not meet the acceptance criteria will be directed to a path of study to prepare them for application the following year. Additional costs During your induction day, you have the opportunity to purchase your full uniform from Otago Polytechnic's preferred supplier. You should expect to spend approximately $1,000 on programme-specific equipment. This will be covered by the 'Course-Related Costs' section of your student loan (if eligible). Further study options This degree will provide a springboard into further advanced study in the Culinary Arts. Programme specific risks There are a number of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) issues associated with practical work in areas specific to a commercial hospitality environment. These include, but are not limited to, burns from hot liquids or hot objects and cuts from sharp instruments. You will have access to an orientation booklet which covers the programme specific risks in more detail. Your workload Course work for this programme will require approximately 20 hours of directed study in the form of classroom sessions and workshops per week. It is expected that you will spend approximately 20 hours of your own time in self-directed study in order to successfully complete the programme. Apply by 31 October FAQ/Answers What is the minimum/maximum age to apply? There is no maximum age to apply, provided that you are a genuine student. Usually, students beginning their programmes are at least 18 years of age. How long will my study take? Undergraduate degrees are three years, diplomas are usually two years and certificates are one year. Graduate and postgraduate qualifications can take one to two years to complete. What about international recognition? All of our qualifications are recognised internationally. You are able to take your Otago Polytechnic undergraduate degree and apply to other national and international tertiary institutions for graduate and postgraduate study. How much can I earn as a student? Those students who are eligible to work while studying may get causal jobs in areas like hospitality or other service industries. Your hourly wage is likely to be between NZD$13-15. What do I need for my student visa? Your Otago Polytechnic Offer of Place letter. This letter means you have been accepted to study. It also states your course fee, which you must pay first to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. You will then receive a receipt of payment from us. You must submit these two documents (your Offer of Place and your receipt of fees), along with evidence that you have sufficient funds for living expenses, and a return international air ticket or evidence of sufficient funds to buy one, to your nearest New Zealand embassy, consulate or immigration office. For programmes longer than 24 months, you will also need to provide very recent medical and x-ray certificates. If you are over 17 years of age, you will need a police certificate to show that you are of good character. See the New Zealand Immigration website for more details. Streamlined visa applications now open! If you are an international student who will apply for your student visa from outside of New Zealand, you might be eligible for the streamlined visa process offered by Immigration New Zealand (INZ). This allows your visa application to be processed faster by INZ because Otago Polytechnic nominates you as a suitable candidate (INZ will decide the outcome and the processing time). Once you have received your Offer of Place from Otago Polytechnic, you may apply for a streamlined visa nomination letter from us. For more information and to submit an application, click here. What happens when I finish my degree? Students who have completed their degree in the normal time and have a job offer related to their studies can apply for a work visa for another two years. This entitles you to work in the job you have been offered, and may help you qualify for residence. What about applying for New Zealand residency? If you meet the requirements of the current immigration policy in New Zealand, it is possible for you to apply for residence at any time. Immigration policy encourages students who have completed their degree in New Zealand to apply for permanent residence. Is there an application fee? No. How long does it take to apply? We suggest you apply at least three to four months before your programme starts so that you are organised to arrive on time. What do I need to include in my application? Your English language test results: IELTS, TOEFL or TOIEC. We also require certified copies of any academic results you have from your overseas high school or university. We may also require your curriculum vitae or a portfolio, depending on your programme entry requirements. [-]

Bachelor of Food Technology

Swiss German University
Campus Full time 4 years July 2017 Indonesia Tangerang

Swiss German University’s Food Technology Department offers opportunity to join a fast growing food industry. A unique combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experiences gained during two internships, [+]

About Study Program Swiss German University’s Food Technology Department offers opportunity to join a fast growing food industry. A unique combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on experiences gained during two internships, in Indonesia and Germany, provide our graduates with appropriate skills in science and technology, together with creative and innovative flair. What You Study You will learn about every aspect of the food processing industry, from the knowledge about food material characteristics to food packaging and storage technology. New food product development is also highlighted during the study, as well as food safety and quality, and the economic overview of the food business. Curriculum Semester 1 English 1 Calculus & Linear Algebra 1 Physics 1 Physics 1 Laboratory General Biology General Biology Laboratory Chemistry 1 Chemistry 1 Laboratory Introduction to Programming (IT) General Management Extracurricular Courses German Language and Culture 1 Mandarin Language and Culture 1 Semester 2 English 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra 2 Physics 2 Physics 2 Laboratory General Microbiology Chemistry 2 Chemistry 2 Laboratory General Statistics Ethics and Religious Philosophy Introduction to Food Industry Extracurricular Courses German Language and Culture 2 Mandarin Language and Culture 2 Semester 3 Internship 1 (Indonesia) Food Preservation Food Chemistry Food Chemistry Laboratory Good Practices in Food Industry Food Material Characteristics Food Regulation Semester 4 English 3 Food Biochemistry Food Biochemistry Laboratory Unit Process Food Nutrition Food Microbiology Food Microbiology Laboratory Engineering Economics Thermodynamics & Kinetics Pancasila and Civic Extracurricular Courses German Language and Culture 3 Mandarin Language and Culture 3 Semester 5 English 4 Food Processing Technology Food Processing Technology Laboratory Food Packaging and Storage Technology Food Analytical Instrumentation Sensory Evaluation Sensory Evaluation Laboratory Indonesian Language Elective subject 1 Elective subject 2 Extracurricular Courses German Language and Culture 4 Mandarin Language and Culture 4 Semester 6 Internship 2 (abroad) Semester 7 English 5 Food Engineering Food Engineering Laboratory Quality & Process Control Food Product Development Research Methodoloy Experimental Design & Data Analysis Elective subject 3 Elective subject 4 Elective subject 5 Semester 8 Oral Final Study Examination (OFSE) Thesis Enterpreneurship Seminar Why in SGU Graduates of the Food Technology Department are known for their “ready to work” capability, and thus are highly sought after by food and food-related industries in Indonesia. Beside their technical skills, graduates are also experienced in team work and other soft skills obtained through numerous projects. Career Prospect SGU’s Food Technology Department graduates have plentiful career opportunities in every sector of more than 300 food and food-related businesses, including (but not limited to) food product companies, ingredient industries, and food-related machinery and equipment supplier corporations. Additionally, they have prospect as consultants, researchers, analysts and enterpreneurs. Testimony Patricia Bianca, ST, B.Eng In the 6th semester, SGU gave me a great opportunity to do an internship in Dailycer Deutschland GmbH, one of the biggest cereal companies in Europe which based in Hamburg, Germany. The 7 months experience working in the company built my mental and character and honed my skills in the food industry. It will be a real bonus for my future. SGU is not just a university but a ticket for a better future. [-]

Bachelor in Food Technology

Indonesia International Instutite for Life Sciences (i3L)
Campus Full time 3.5 - 4 years July 2017 Indonesia Jakarta

Food Technology is a branch of food science which deals with the actual production processes to make foods. To fulfill and maintain its nutritional quality, food must be both safely produced and safely delivered to consumer. This requires processing technologies to convert raw materials into foods as well as preservation technologies to increase shelf life of foods... [+]

Bachelors in Food Science in Oceania 2017. Bachelor in Food Technology Food Technology is a branch of food science which deals with the actual production processes to make foods. To fulfill and maintain its nutritional quality, food must be both safely produced and safely delivered to consumer. This requires processing technologies to convert raw materials into foods as well as preservation technologies to increase shelf life of foods. The food industry is very competitive and is constantly changing to meet consumer demands and use technological innovations. Modern advanced technologies allow the production of wholesome and safe foods, which is able to meet the demands of today’s fast-paced consumer driven economy. Many of these technologies are now being adapted to Indonesia’s rapidly growing food industry, and there is still a need for new solutions to strengthen the competitiveness of Indonesia’s food and beverage industry, which promises an exciting future for students in the food technology area. Industry and governments need highly qualified professionals who can combine knowledge of food science and technology with an ability to apply and maintain advanced quality systems meeting international expectations. Unique Value Points Program Study of Food Technology at I3L has an excellent curriculum program which is specifically developed to prepare graduates ready to work in food industry or government. The curriculum is developed in collaboration with the department of Food Science and Technology at SLU, Sweden. Food Technology at I3L is being planned to have a food innovation and research facilities which is equipped with an advance food processing units and instruments where students will gain practical training through hands-on experiences workshops and research projects. Program Study of Food Technology at I3L will have collaboration with several Food Technology Department at other international universities and institutions in terms of student exchange, internships, workshops, and academic activities. Faculties of Food Technology program not only provide lectures but also will have research project activities focused on dairy processing and products, snacks and bakery technology, fruits, vegetable, & beverages products, cereal & legume processing, applications of functional and healthy ingredients, smart packaging, and process automation & robotics. The learning process at i3L is an intertwined of academic excellence, industrial experiences and governmental endorsement which we called as a triple helix education. With English as the language, the graduates will be positioned higher compare to graduates from other institutions in Indonesia and they will be more ready when they want to pursue education further. Program Learning Outcomes Food Technology program is designed to achieve specific learning outcomes provides the strongest foundation for professional development, producing competitive graduates for industry and public sector employment and admission to top international advancement programs. Graduates of i3L Food Technology program will have: 1. Describe the source and variability of raw food materials and their impact on food processing operations. 2. Explain the chemistry underlying the properties of various food components, to discuss the major chemical reactions that occur during food processing and storage, and to select the most appropriate laboratory techniques and practical solution to solve specific problems in foods 3. Discuss the important pathogens and spoilage microorganisms in foods, the most likely sources of these organisms, and the conditions under which they grow, thus be able to explain the effects of common food processing systems and food storage conditions on survival and growth of microbial contaminants 4. Comprehend the basic principles of food preservation methods, including high and low temperature, drying and water activity control, high pressure, extrusion, fermentation, and aseptic processing, thus be able to identify and describe the appropriate unit operations required to produce different types of food products 5. Explain traditional and new types of packaging materials/machines, closures, storage and delivery systems 6. Explain functions of spesific nutrients and ingredients in maintaining health and identify what foods are good sources for what nutrients and functional ingredients 7. Discuss the response of microorganisms to environmental stress factors, and the principles of sanitation practices to control microorganisms, and understand the role of beneficial microorganisms in foods and their use in fermentation processes. 8. Explain spoilage and deterioration mechanisms in foods, and to correctly use appropriate laboratory techniques to enumerate, isolate, and identify microorganisms in foods. 9. Conduct appropriate sensory evaluation tests to answer specific questions regarding food attributes or consumer preferences. Have a basic knowledge to interpret statistical data as used in food technology applications and to use appropriate computer software to perform required tasks or solve problems in food science. 10. Summarize and to critically discuss current topics of importance in food technology, which include applying principles from the various facets of food technology and related disciplines to develop new innovative food products and to solve practical, real-world problems. Career Prospect Food technologists have important role in food manufacturing companies including quality control, and food research and development. Industry and governments need highly qualified professionals who can combine knowledge of food science and technology with an ability to apply and maintain advanced quality systems meeting international expectations. Food Technology program of i3L is designed to achieve specific learning outcomes that provide the strongest foundation for professional development, producing competitive graduates for industry and public sector employment and admission to top international advancement programs. The unique experience from actively working in globally connected state-of-the-art projects together with international scientists, experts, industry leaders and entrepreneurs provides a real strength for the future career of graduates both seeking employment or taking on entrepreneurial ventures. The career opportunities expand as the students also acquires the skills and the comfort to master speech, debate, informatics and bio-entrepreneurship which will help the i3L students to become the future leaders. Graduates of our program in Food Technology will be prepared to assume responsible managerial positions in research and development, food safety, quality assurance, and quality control in the food industry. Other career options include positions in public or private health organizations in policy-making, and regulatory compliance affairs, or in research positions. The program also prepares the graduates for further graduate studies or a career as an international entrepreneur. Courses 1st Year Fundamentals of Life Sciences Molecular & Celular Biology General & Organic Chemistry Biostatistics Academic Writing Principles of Food Science and Technology ICT in Life Science General Microbiology Basics of Bioinformatics Principles of Biotechnology & Bioentrepreneurship Scientific Writing & Presentation Skills Biochemistry Principles of Biomedicine Genes & Development 2nd Year Properties of Food and Processing I Food chemistry I Process control and automation I Analytical Method in Food I Food Microbiology Properties of Food and Processing II Process control and automation II Food chemistry II Technology of fruits and vegetables Analytical Method in Food II Technology of muscle-based foods 3rd Year Cereal technology Milk and dairy technology Food Safety and Toxicology Sensory Evaluation Food Additives Elective Courses 1 Food Packaging Quality management and food legislation Food Enzymology Ethics, Civics and Social Responsibility Beverage Technology Philosophy of Science Experimental Design Elective Courses 2 4th Year Indonesia: Culture, Language, and Future Internship* Fermentation-based Food Technology Business Simulation Product development and marketing Elective Courses 3 Thesis Elective Courses Food Frying & Extrusion Technology Healthy Food Technology Food Biotechnology Confectionary, Chocolate, & Cream Technology Ice Cream Technology Advanced Food Processing Advanced Dairy Technology Food Rheology & Texture [-]

Bachelor in Food Science

Indonesia International Instutite for Life Sciences (i3L)
Campus Full time 3.5 - 4 years July 2017 Indonesia Jakarta

The food policy of the Indonesian government is directed to achieve food sovereignty and focus on – among others – increasing food availability, quality food distribution, improving food accessibility, and improving food consumption quality and nutrition. Food has to be available in adequate amount, safe, nutritious, in good quality and affordable by the community to meet the nutritional requirements for healthy and prosperous life. At the... [+]

Bachelor in Food Science The food policy of the Indonesian government is directed to achieve food sovereignty and focus on – among others – increasing food availability, quality food distribution, improving food accessibility, and improving food consumption quality and nutrition. Food has to be available in adequate amount, safe, nutritious, in good quality and affordable by the community to meet the nutritional requirements for healthy and prosperous life. At the global level, the need for adequate, quality, safe, nutritious and healthy foods is also increasing. There is a huge demand for foods to support the life style of society in develop and developing countries. Food industries in Indonesia and in the world are growing fast to meet such demands. In line with that, policy makers and regulatory bodies in food have to be updated with the development to ensure the health of the public. Hence, it is highly required personnel with the competency in food science who are able to produce foods, to measure chemical, physical and microbiological properties of foods, to ensure food safety, and to have innovation in food science through multidisciplinary approaches. Globally, the development of Food Science has been incredibly advanced, as shown by numerous researches done to investigate the benefits of foods for health and the increased quality of food, ranging from harvest, processing, packaging, and storage up to consumption by the consumers. The contribution of Food Science could also be seen from the foods that everybody now can enjoy foods which are safe, delicious, nutritious, in adequate quantity and variety, convenient, and affordable. Food Science program at undergraduate (or bachelor) level in i3L is designed to fulfill the needs for personnel and practitioners in food sectors, such as food industry, food policy and regulatory bodies, consumers association, and research and educational centers. The Food Science program links the theoretical studies and practical works for its application in modern food science field. Unique Value Points Food Science applies biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering to study food characteristics, the underlying principles of food deterioration, and the principles for food processing. In line with science and technology development, Food Science also applies other branch of sciences, such as nutrition, biotechnology, genetics, computer, and materials to study food production aspects, such as acceptability of consumers to certain food products, nutritional quality of foods, and food safety. The program in Food Science is designed to provide a conductive learning environment and learning process to combine academic excellence, industrial and business practices, and government support as known by triple helix in education. The Food Science program will focus on exploring and harnessing the Indonesian biodiversity in the area of food. The learning activities in Food Science program is arranged in such a way to hone the participants’ leadership and communication skills and practices so the graduates will be ready to enter global job market or to pursue their education further. Program Learning Outcomes Graduates of i3L Food Science program will demonstrate expertise, skills, and attitude in the following competencies: 1. Comprehend the chemical and physical properties, functions, regulation and metabolism of the major and minor food components and their changes during processing and storage. 2. Able to identify and utilize beneficial microorganisms in the food industry and identify important spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms as well as knowing how to prevent and handle them using systematic approaches. 3. Able to evaluate the impacts of foods, nutrients, and diets on human health. 4. Capable to describe the essential principles of sustainable food value chains and its ecological, social and economic integrity. 5. Able to identify and formulate problems independently in the field of food and propose appropriate solutions 6. Being able to explain the basic principles of analytical methods , as well as the possibilities and applications in food science 7. Apply the principles and methods of sensory evaluation techniques in the evaluation of quality and acceptance of foods and food products 8. Capable to design, conduct and analyze an experimental work and to plan, manage and effectively use resources of small projects based on the recent development in the field of food science. Career Prospect Many unique and challenging career opportunities await graduates with a degree in Food Science in large commercial food industries, small private food companies, food service establishments, government agencies, and universities. The unique experience from actively working in globally connected state-of-the-art projects together with international scientists, experts, industry leaders and entrepreneurs provides a real strength for the future career of graduates for either seeking employment or taking on entrepreneurial ventures. The career opportunities expand as the students also acquires the skills and the comfort to master speech, debate, informatics and bio-entrepreneurship which will help the i3L students to become the future leaders. The program will prepare students for careers in the food industry or research institutions in food science and/or related disciplines, as food chemist/microbiologist/toxicologist, nutritional consultant, food ingredient technical specialist, quality assurance director, food plant production manager, research and development scientist at university, research agency or food industry, education instructor/teacher in food science or as an international entrepreneur in the food industry. Courses 1st Year Fundamentals of Life Sciences Molecular & Celular Biology General & Organic Chemistry Biostatistics Academic Writing Principles of Food Science and Technology ICT in Life Science General Microbiology Basics of Bioinformatics Principles of Biotechnology & Bioentrepreneurship Scientific Writing & Presentation Skills Biochemistry Principles of Biomedicine Genes & Development 2nd Year Animal Physiology Plant Physiology Food Chemistry I Food Microbiology Analytical Method in Food I Food Chemistry II Human Nutrition Plant Food Science Animal Food Science Analytical Method in Food II 3rd Year Agricultural economics Food Safety and Toxicology Food in society Food additives Functional foods and nutraceuticals Sensory evaluation Elective course 1 Ethics, Civics and Social Responsibility Quality Management and Food Legislation Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Food Enzymology Philosophy of Science Experimental Design Elective Course 2 4th Year Internship Indonesia: Culture, Language, and Future Therapeutic Food Science Business Simulation Elective Course 3 Thesis Elective Courses Milk and Dairy Technology Product Development and Marketing Process from Research to Commercializing Technology Beverage Technology Technology of fruits and vegetables Epigenetics Fermentation-Based Technology Customer relationship management Management of business relationship Flavor Chemistry and Technology [-]

Bachelor in Food Technology and Nutrition/Chemical Engineering (Honours)

RMIT University
Campus Full time 5 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

This double degree program will prepare you for leading roles as a food industry professional. You will have the food science and engineering skills in key areas... [+]

Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)/Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)

 

This double degree program will prepare you for leading roles as a food industry professional. You will have the food science and engineering skills in key areas of product development and production systems.You will learn how to design the plant, the process and the product.This program is ideal if you're interested in:

developing new products, design processes and packaging a broader range of roles in the food processing industry improving the efficiency of the food processing industry.

 

 

Why double-up?

This double degree program is unique to RMIT that will open up a world of possibilities. You complete 2 programs in much less time and simultaneously increase your employment prospects. Your interactions with a wide range of relevant industries will further broaden your career prospects.... [-]