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Future studies

After completing your Minor in Food Science at Dal, you could go on to our graduate program in Food Science. As a graduate student pursuing the Master of Science or PhD in Food Science here, you'll work closely with researchers on exciting and collaborative projects in areas such as food and water safety, brewing science, biotechnology and the development of new health-promoting and nutraceutical products. You can also continue to study your major science, with an applied focus on food science.

Future graduate or professional work might include:

  • Master of Science (MSc) or Doctorate (PhD) in Food Sciences, or the science you majored in, with a focus on food-related applications
  • Master of Science (MSc) or Doctorate (PhD) in another science

Alumni stories

Improving food quality and food safety
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"I'm currently responsible for several FAO technical assistance projects aimed at strengthening food control systems in developing countries and for providing training and advice as required on matters of food quality and safety."

— Renata Clarke, BSc (Chemistry), MSc (Food Science), PhD (Food Science). Renata works as a nutrition officer for the Food Quality and Standards Service, Food and Nutrition Division, at the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in Rome, Italy.