Food studies (Bachelor of Health Sciences)



This major provides knowledge of food, ranging from the science of food composition to community issues such as genetically modified foods and food law. This understanding will be useful for a range of careers, including those in industry, health services, business and the mass media.

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Key information


Burwood (Melbourne)

Unit set code

MJ-H000003 - Major

MN-H000003 - Minor

Explore units


  • Foundations of Food, Nutrition and Health *
  • The Science of Food *
  • Food Safety *
  • Sensory Evaluation of Food *
  • Food Policy and Regulation
  • Food Manufacturing and Process Innovation
  • *Units required for Minor sequence

    Recommended electives

  • Trends in Product Development
  • Trimester 3 elective:

  • International Perspectives in Food and Nutrition
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