Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nurtition atThe University of Newcastle , Callaghan

Duration

3 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1965

Highlights

  • Studying the Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition will give students a strong background in the principles underlying the sciences of food technology and human nutrition. This includes the basic sciences; the chemistry and biology of nutrients; and the attributes of foods, including food commodities and functional foods
  • Students will study a series of core courses in food science and nutrition, which are combined with directed and elective courses based on their career interests. Core courses include:

    Biology and biochemistry
    Biomedical science
    Chemistry
    Essential nutrients
    Food analysis
    Food marketing and consumer behavior
    Food product development
    Food safety and microbiology
    Food technologies
    Functional foods and health claims
    Nutrition in health and disease
    Plant and animal food products
  • Food is an essential part of life. Society continuously faces new challenges in food production, and the demand for sustainable and healthy choices is growing

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #192

      - QS 2023

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #231

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 22,72,876
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,46,375
InsuranceINR 32,627
SSAFINR 17,331
TotalINR 6,96,333

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 55.02

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 4ᵗʰ January 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

70%

  • Applicants usually require successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC)
  • HSC Chemistry or equivalent, and HSC Biology or equivalent, and HSC Mathematics Advanced or equivalent
  • All India Senior School Certificate with required score of 9
    • Overall grade: best 4 externally examined subjects A1 = 5, A2 = 4.5, B1 = 3.5, B2 = 3, C1 = 2, C2 = 1.5, D1 = 1, D2 = 0.5. Awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education
  • Indian School Certificate with a required score of 75
    • Average: English plus the best three externally examined subjects Awarded by the Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)
  • Board of Intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh - Intermediate Public Examination with a required score of 70
    • Average: English plus 3 best results not including Languages. Include Year 1 and 2 + Practical (If applicable)
  • Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board - Higher Secondary Certificate Examination with a required score of 70
    • Average: English plus 3 best results not including Languages. Include Main Paper + Practical Marks
  • Government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education - Second Year Pre-University Examination with a required score of 70
    • Average: English plus 3 best results not including Languages
  • Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education - Higher Secondary Certificate Examination with a required score of 70
    • Average: English plus 3 best results not including Languages
  • State Board of School Examinations, Tamil Nadu - Higher Secondary Course Certificate with a required score of 70
    • Average: English plus 3 best results not including Languages
  • Telangana State Board of Intermediate Examination: Hyderabad - Intermediate Public Examination, Second Year with a required score of 70
    • Average: English plus 3 best results not including Languages
  • West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education - Higher Secondary Examination with a required score of 70
    • Average: English plus 3 compulsory elective subjects not including Languages
  • Selection Rank is 65

TOEFL

Marks - 60/120

With the following scores in each band:

  • Reading= 13
  • Listening= 12
  • Speaking= 18
  • Writing= 21

PTE

Marks - 50/90

  • With a minimum of 54 in each section

IELTS

Marks - 6/9

  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP waiver- Applicants who have completed their previous qualification solely in English (as a medium of instruction), will be exempted from the ELP requirement 
Conditional Offer

Yes

University may provide a conditional offer

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Scanned colored originals or certified copies of original documents
    • Certified translations must accompany documents that are not in English
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended

Step 2: Start your online application

Important Dates

Feb , 2023

Course Commencement Date 2

Scholarships
Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Australia.

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