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UniSQ’s Food and Wine Science degrees provide a platform for delving into two of Australia’s leading growth sectors.

Master the science behind food chemistry, analysis, processing, safety, and product development with our Food Science degrees. Explore the effects of food components on human nutrition and health in disease prevention and health promotion – medicine from the kitchen! Study with a University making strides in the industry - UniSQ is currently partnering in the national Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre, a $100 million, 10-year initiative uniting industry and research institutions to focus on diverting food waste into other purposes.

Our Wine Science degrees could see you making prize-winning wine like UniSQ wine technology student Peter McGlashan from Ridgemill Estate winery. Gain expert knowledge in wine science, viticulture, wine making and wine appraisal throughout your studies. Benefit from practical training and attend Residential Schools at the Queensland College of Wine Tourism (QCWT), situated in the heart of the Granite Belt Wine region in Stanthorpe. The Sensory Analysis Residential School will see you participate as a steward and associate judge in a major regional wine show.


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Functional foods - the new 'medicine'

UniSQ researchers are investigating the potential for this and other functional foods to reverse human obesity and chronic inflammatory diseases affecting the heart, liver, kidney and joints. The variety is amazing, as purple carrots and corn, seaweeds, chia seeds, citrus, coffee, oats, sorghum and cardamom can provide evidence for such health benefits. 

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