Master of Science degrees at Otago are research-based and are designed to equip you either to move into employment well prepared with advanced knowledge and strong research skills, or to advance seamlessly to a doctoral study programme.
Two year MSc in Food Science – by papers and thesis
The two-year research master's, which includes a papers and a thesis year, is for those who have completed a bachelor's degree in Food Science, or in a food science related discipline such as food engineering, food technology or food safety. Entry criteria apply.
Master of Science (MSc) in Food Science
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One year MSc in Food Science – by thesis only
This one-year research-only master's is for those who hold a Postgraduate Diploma in a Food Science related discipline, or for International students who hold a 4 year honours degree with a clear significant research project component.
Making a formal application
Apply online following the Otago University Application process unless you are an International student.
International applicants who are new to the University of Otago should refer to the International section of the website before making an online application.
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