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Food Science: Innovative and scientific thought for food

Combine your understanding of scientific disciplines such as biology, chemistry and microbiology, with consumer insights to design safe, nutritious and sustainable foods for a wide variety of markets.

At Otago, we offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Food Science, as well as the undergraduate degree in Agricultural Innovation, and postgraduate qualifications in Food and Agriculture.

Graduates go on to rewarding careers in local and multinational food companies, ingredient suppliers, government agencies and research institutes in areas such as food processing, product development and quality management, market research and sensory analysis.

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