Food Science and Agribusiness - S4003

Food Science and Agribusiness

Graduate certificate

The Monash Graduate Certificate of Food Science and Agribusiness is a forward thinking, interdisciplinary program. Central to the course is appreciation of the scale and dependencies of production, processing, distribution and marketing systems with an emphasis on consumer need-driven innovation. This course provides students and professionals with the opportunity to select training in different areas of the food industry, to gain the skills to integrate the latest knowledge and practices into society at different operational and stakeholder levels. Students can choose study in the fundamentals of primary science disciplines involved with food production and human nutrition, and cross-discipline aspects including global trade, consumer perspectives, and future trends. The course is a pathway to a Master of Food Science and Agribusiness.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
Duration
  • 0.5 years (full time)
  • 1 year (part time)
Start date
First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Qualification
Graduate Certificate of Food Science and Agribusiness
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

Qualifications

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in science, engineering, dietetics or health, with at least 60% (credit) average, or equivalent qualification and experience approved by the faculty.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code S4003.

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Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code S4003.

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Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.