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Understand the science behind innovative foods, promote and manage diets and lifestyles, and conduct research for enhanced wellbeing when you complete a nutrition and food sciences degree at UniSA.
Our on-campus facilities are state-of-the-art and we have a dedicated nutrition and food science hub that is home to a commercial kitchen, sensory laboratory (one of only a few in Australia), and a microbiology laboratory.
You will also benefit from our strong industry links with the food industry locally and nationally, and learn what it’s like to work in the food and nutrition space when you attend field trips to some of the state’s major nutrition and food providers.
Our graduates are in demand and UniSA is number one in South Australia for graduate careers1, which makes us a great choice is you're considering a career in Nutrition and Food Science.
We offer state-of-the-art learning facilities, such as a sensory laboratory, microbiology laboratory and commercial kitchen to ensure you graduate with the required practical skills. You’ll also be taught by industry professionals and will benefit from our very practical approach to learning - real-world projects are a major focus, and you will gain direct practical experience and enjoy strong links with the food industry and community.
Want more? We’re Australia’s youngest university to receive five-stars in research2 and this excellence shines through our teaching. We are inspired by challenges and opportunities, and partner with local icons and international organisations to deliver impact and change.
1 QILT: Graduate Destinations Survey, 2014 – 2016 Full-Time Employment Indicator
2 2017 QS Stars Rankings
As the health, nutrition and wellness industries continue to grow, employment prospects for graduates of this degree are promising. Careers to consider:
If you finish your undergraduate degree with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or above, you may also be eligible for our one-year Bachelor of Biomedical Research (Honours) where you can further develop your research skills and prepare for a career in research.
We are a globally connected university, our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We also have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.
Are you after a career change or looking to upgrade your existing skills? Or perhaps you just have an interest in a particular subject area and want to further your experience, skills and knowledge. We offer a suite of short programs that will allow you to build your knowledge and skill set.
Designed in collaboration with expert academics, program content is industry-relevant and up-to-date. Short programs for nutrition and food sciences include the Professional Certificate in Practice Education.
Scott Woollett, Microbiology Specialist, Lion Australia and New Zealand