Honours Degree of Bachelor of Food & Nutrition Science
Campus Waite Campus
Degree Type Honours Bachelor
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code N/A
Honours is a 1 year program consisting of a research project and associated theoretical work.
An Honours year provides professional training in a chosen area of specialisation, providing the opportunity to experience scientific research first hand.
Researchers in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide are international leaders in their fields, providing an opportunity for students to work at the cutting edge of science and technology.
During an Honours year, you will learn new techniques and broaden your skill base, opening the doors to increased job opportunities.
Honours can give you a competitive edge in the job market, or if you are interested in further study, it is an important foundation for postgraduate research.
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Mid-year entry Subject to availability Enquiries Ask Adelaide
Alternative entry pathways
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- Higher Education applicants
Students who have completed the required undergraduate program to a satisfactory level may be eligible to apply for the Honours program.
- Other Entry Pathways
CRICOS 075309C Intake February
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6 Reading 5.5 Listening 5.5 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 60 Reading 8 Listening 8 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 50 Reading 42 Listening 42 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 169 Reading 162 Listening 162 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Graduate entry only.
- Higher Education applicants
Fees and Scholarships
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Annual tuition feesCommonwealth-supported place: $9,050
More information on Student Contribution Amounts.
Annual tuition fees International student place: $33,000
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
The scientific approach to problem-solving, maturity and self-discipline gained during the Honours year equips our graduates for a wide variety of careers. Examples of the jobs that our Honours graduates find are: policy advisors, consultants, science communicators, analysts and researchers in universities, hospitals, government and industry.
Honours graduates may choose to continue their research training with postgraduate study such as a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). A PhD is usually a 3 year program that provides students with the opportunity to carry out an original research project and explore in great detail a specific area of science.
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Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.
To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.
Academic Program Rules
The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Example Study Plan
Core CoursesFOOD SC 4010AWT/BWT Advanced Food and Nutrition Science (Hons)
Students must complete a research project:
FOOD SC 4020AWT/BWT Honours Food and Nutrition Science Project
Please direct enquiries to Ask Adelaide
Phone: +61 8 8313 7335 (toll free 1800 061 459)
- School of Agriculture, Food & Wine
- Faculty of Sciences
- Honours Information
- Ask Adelaide Enquiry Form
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Last updated: Thursday, 15 Jun 2017