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Bachelor of Science (Food Science)

  • Upcoming start dates

    Semester 2 - 19 Jul 2021

    November Summer School - 15 Nov 2021

    Semester 1 - 21 Feb 2022

    Semester 2 - 18 Jul 2022

  • Qualification

    Bachelors

  • Duration

    3 years full-time

  • Credits

    360

  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus

The answers to huge questions like ‘how to feed the world with less environmental impact?’ will come from science; people like you with practical and theoretical understandings of microbiology, nutrition and other relevant fields. This degree major makes you highly employable in New Zealand and around the world.

In a world where change is taking place among both populations and the environment, the challenge of producing enough food without putting any further stress on the natural ecosystem must be answered. Lincoln University’s Bachelor of Science (Food Science) expands your opportunities in a specialised field, with a solid grounding across the basic sciences. On top of this, we layer practical and theoretical understanding of food composition and processing, nutrition, safety, sensory evaluation and essential consumer-focused product innovation.

How you’ll grow

  • With a firm basis of scientific understanding, particularly around food.
  • Through the experience of being taught by world-leading academics as well as highly regarded guest speakers.
  • Hands-on engagement with potential employers.
  • Practical, problem-based learning tasks that test your knowledge, including experiments in modern, purpose-built laboratories.
  • Exposure to the available knowledge and culture at Australasia’s leading land-based university.

Career opportunities

Graduates in this Lincoln degree will have the opportunity to seed then develop a meaningful, fulfilling career in any field related to food and food product development in almost any country.

There is such a great range of courses full of practical content that comes in handy once you’re in the workforce. Plus the lecturers have an open door policy so they’re always available for help and advice. They really care about your future.

Choe Balderstone

Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Hons) in Food Science and Marketing

Programme information

Programme Structure

  • Compulsory courses
  • Elective courses

This degree structure is indicative only.  A course advisor will help you to select your electives and plan your degree. You can check out our courses to see what electives might interest you.

Interested?

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Programme contacts

Luca Serventi

Dr Luca Serventi

Lecturer

[email protected]

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