Bachelor of
Science:
Known as Food Science prior to 2018.

Study Planner Information

Year 1 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different requirements mean?

  • Compulsory – all students must complete this course
  • Prerequisite for major – course required for this major
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
  • Elective – an elective course from the course list, or as permitted by the program rules
Year 1 - Semester 1
Course Code & Title Requirements
SCIE1000 Theory & Practice in Science Compulsory
BIOL1020 Genes, Cells & Evolution1 Prerequisite for major
CHEM1100 Chemistry 12 Prerequisite for major
FOOD1001 Principles of Food Preservation Prerequisite for major
Year 1 - Semester 2
Course Code & Title Requirements
STAT1201 Analysis of Scientific Data Compulsory
BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms1 Prerequisite for major
CHEM1200 Chemistry 22 Recommended
Elective Elective

1. The prerequisite for the major is BIOL1020 or BIOL1040. Students only need to take one of these to meet the prerequisite for this major.
2. The prerequisite for the major is CHEM1100 or CHEM1200. Students only need to take one of these to meet the prerequisite for this major. Students without Queensland Senior Chemistry should complete CHEM1090 before taking any other chemistry course

Year 2 to 3 Study Planner

Program Rules Course List

What do the different columns mean?

  • Required for Major – all students must complete this course
  • Recommended – a course which complements the major, but can be substituted for an elective
Year 2
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 FOOD2000 Food Science Choose courses from the BSc course list
2

CHEM2003 Food Chemistry
MICR2001 Food Microbiology I

FOOD2003 Food Process Engineering I
SCIE3050 Science Industry Placement (summer semester)1
Choose courses from the BSc course list.

1 Students may apply to undertake this course as an elective, or participate in other summer placement or research opportunities, at the end of second or third year during the summer semester.

Year 3
Semester Required for Major Recommended
1 Choose at least 4 units from:

[ FOOD3000 Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals
FOOD3008 Food Process Engineering II
FOOD3017 Food Safety & Quality Management
MICR3860 Food Microbiology II

Choose courses from the BSc course list
2

FOOD3022 Bush Foods of Australia ]


FOOD3007 Food Structure & Sensory Science
FOOD3011 Food Product Development
Choose courses from the BSc course list