Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)Entry requirements
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Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.
Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entry. Your application will still need to be assessed and accepted.
VCE Units 3 and 4 in Mathematics (any), with a study score of at least 20.
Form: Non-Year 12 applicants may submit additional information if they would like it to be considered.
- For semester 1 intake, this can be completed through the VTAC Personal Statement online.
- For semester 2 intake, this can be completed through the personal statement in the Apply Direct application.
English language requirements
- IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
- TOEFL (Paper Based Test): minimum score of 580 (TWE 4.5)
- TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 92 (with minimum of 20 in all sections)
- Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
- Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component
For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT, visit English language requirements and equivalency information.
Don't meet the English language test scores? Complete an Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide.
Graduates of the RMIT Associate Degree in Applied Science food science stream who achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 will be guaranteed entry with 1.5 years of credit (equivalent to 144 credit points) into the RMIT Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition). Graduates with a GPA of less than 2.0 may apply, and if successful in gaining a place, may be eligible for credit.
Graduates of the RMIT Associate Degree in Health Sciences who achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 will be guaranteed entry with six months of credit (equivalent to 48 credit points) into the RMIT Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition). Graduates with a GPA of less than 2.0 may apply, and if successful in gaining a place may be eligible for credit.
When you successfully complete the Associate Degree in Applied Science Food Science major and achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0, you are guaranteed entry in the Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition) with 4 semesters of advanced standing (equivalent to 192 credit points).
Coming from a partner institution?
RMIT has pathway arrangements with many partner institutions around the world.
If your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT you may be able to receive credit and reduce the time it will take to complete your preferred RMIT program.
If you have qualifications from an institution that is not an RMIT partner, credit into your RMIT program will be assessed on a case by case basis.
When you successfully complete the Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition) and achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 and complete the pre-requisite courses, you are guaranteed entry into the Master of Food Science and Technology with 1 semester of advanced standing (equivalent to 48 credit points).
Pre-requisite courses include:
- CHEM1083 or CHEM1286 Food Chemistry
- ONPS2435 or ONPS2510 Rheology and Food Biophysics
- ONPS1113 or ONPS2496 Product Development
- OHTH2068 or OHTH2172 Nutrition, Health and Disease