Master of Food Innovation
Food (excluding Seafood) Processing Technology
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
A graduate of the Master of Food Innovation will be able to: Serve as a champion for innovation in a food industry business with the ability to plan, execute and manage a portfolio of projects to add value to the business. Communicate effectively and collaborate with peers and food industry business colleagues including colleagues in manufacturing, engineering, finance and marketing. Integrate all aspects of the value chain of fresh and manufactured food products to develop and implement strategies for product development and create structures for an innovative culture. Utilise risk management techniques to identify and manage hazards to food safety, quality and cost associated with innovation. Solve complicated problems through use of analytical and quantitative skills in all aspects of product and business development. Use analytical skills to understand consumer behaviour, regulatory requirements and business context to identify opportunities for innovation and adding of value to food business.
Key Information for Students
Candidates for the Master of Food Innovation shall have either (1) a Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science with Honours, a Bachelor of Technology degree or equivalent, or (2) a Post Graduate-Diploma in the same majoring areas completed after an appropriate three year degree. Students should also have approved employment in a food company or organisation wishing to sponsor the candidate through the graduate program and willing to provide both mentorship and a well-supported project within the organisation.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$69,089 - $99,702|
|In further study||13%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Meat Industry Association Scholarship
$5,000 (undergraduate), $10,000 (postgraduate)
Elsie and Laura Lehmann Trust
At the discretion of the Selection Committee
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.