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Food Security

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2. Suncorp Bank report 2015  |  3. New World Wealth’s 2018 Global Wealth Migration Review
4. Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

5. QS World University Rankings 2019
 
 

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World-class experience  

Through studying a Bachelor of Agricultural Science at the University of Tasmania, Corbin believes he is more independent, better connected and more resourceful both on a domestic and international level. The well rounded , hands-on curriculum attracted Corbin and he has enjoyed exploring Tasmania’s natural environment in his spare time.  

Industry Links  
Strong links with industry and our own internationally recognised food safety centre open amazing career opportunities and create exciting options for innovative research.

Strong Research Ties  
 
A strong research pathway to a PhD and strong links with the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) creates exciting opportunities for research careers.

Niche careers  
Our unique food related degrees have been developed in close consultation with industry and lead to diverse niche career options ranging from boutique brewery owner to bioterrorism risk assessor to food safety biologist and many more. 

Learn from the Experts  
 
Internationally renowned experts with real life experience develop the course and act as supervisors.

World leader in food science  
The University of Tasmania is ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for a number of food-related disciplines, including fisheries, agricultural science and marine and freshwater biology. 

Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!

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Bachelor of Agricultural   
Science
CRICOS: 001679M
Duration: 3 Years
Location: Hobart
Intake: February & July
 
 
 

Field & Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!
 

Options Available for Food Security

Field & Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!
 

Bachelor of Applied Science  (Agriculture and Business)
CRICOS: 089192G
Duration: 3 Years
Location: Hobart
Intake: February & July
 
 
 

Field & Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!
 

Bachelor of 
Applied Science 
(Marine Environment)
CRICOS: 065473G
Duration: 3 Years
Location: Launceston
Intake: February & July

Field & Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!
 

Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science
CRICOS: 081797J
Duration: 3 Years
Location: Hobart & LAUNCESTON
Intake: February & July

Field & Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!
 

Bachelor of Science (Food Safety major)
CRICOS: 002059J
Duration: 3 Years
Location: Hobart
Intake: February & July

Field & Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!
 

Master of Applied Science 
(Agricultural Science)
CRICOS: 033207A
Duration: 2 Years
Location: Hobart
Intake: February & July

Field & Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!
 

Master of Applied Science 
(Microbiology)
CRICOS: 033209K
Duration: 2 Years
Location: Hobart
Intake: February & July

Field & Industry Experience 
Our connection with local industry means your field trips often include visits to farms and businesses around Tasmania and opportunities for industry experience during vacation periods!
 

Master of Marine and Antarctic Science
CRICOS: 096366J
Duration: 2 Years
Location: Hobart, Launceston
Intake: February & July

OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR FOOD SECURITY

BACHELOR OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
CRICOS
: 001679M
DURATION: 3 YEARS
LOCATION: HOBART
INTAKE: FEBRUARY & JULY
 
 
 
 
 

BACHELOR OF APPLIED SCIENCE (Agriculture and Business) 
CRICOS
: 089192G
DURATION: 3 YEARS
LOCATION: HOBART
INTAKE: FEBRUARY & JULY
 
 
 
 
 

Bachelor of Applied Science (Marine Environment)  
CRICOS
: 065473G
DURATION: 3 YEARS
LOCATION: LAUNCESTON
INTAKE: FEBRUARY & JULY
 
 
 

Bachelor of Marine and 
Antarctic Science  
CRICOS
: 081797J
DURATION: 3 YEARS
LOCATION: HOBART  & LAUNCESTON 
INTAKE: FEBRUARY & JULY
 
 
 

Bachelor of Science 
(Food Safety major)  
CRICOS
: 002059J
DURATION: 3 YEARS
LOCATION: HOBART
INTAKE: FEBRUARY & JULY
 
 
 

Master of Applied Science (Agricultural Science)     
CRICOS
: 033207A
DURATION: 2 YEARS
LOCATION: HOBART
INTAKE: FEBRUARY & JULY
 
 
 

Master of Applied Science (Microbiology)     
CRICOS
: 033209K
DURATION: 2 YEARS
LOCATION: HOBART
INTAKE: FEBRUARY & JULY
 
 
 

Master of Marine and 
Antarctic Science     
CRICOS
: 096366J
DURATION: 2 YEARS
LOCATION: HOBART & LAUNCESTON
INTAKE: FEBRUARY & JULY
 
 
 

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Do you have a passion to solve one of the world’s most pressing issues? By 2030, the world's population will be 8.3 billion people and we must produce percent more food than we do now to feed them. 

Combatting such a big problem needs scientific solutions – and that means job opportunities for scientists. Now is the time to get on the ground with a degree from a high-ranking university that will put you at the forefront of the fight to feed the world. 

At the University of Tasmania, we are at the forefront of food security and food safety science. We rank in the top 50 universities in the world for food science and food security-related disciplines, including number 4 in the world for Marine and Freshwater Biology*, number 7 for Fisheries*, and 44 for Agriculture#. Whether you are interested in developing pesticide resistant crops or managing fisheries stocks, developing food for astronauts or overseeing the highest standards in food safety, we have a world-respected degree that is perfect for your needs. 

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Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a future leader or a potential international researcher, contact the University of Tasmania now to find out how we can help you achieve your goals.

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