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School of Food and Nutrition (Learning)

Scholarships and Short courses


Currently there are no available scholarships, we have some MIFST scholarships coming soon, so email us to register your interest.  The University also has a range of Scholarships and awards available

Short Courses

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Food Safety

This course is a two day course that can be run on demand for those wanting to update their knowledge on food safety. The focus is on microbiological safety although chemical and foreign matter aspects are included. The course is designed for food manufacturers although those from other sectors of the food industry may find the course useful.

The most recent information on food safety issues internationally is presented. We include trends in food manufacture and consumer demographics that influence food safety. We introduce you to resources to keep up to date with the most recent issues affecting the international food industry. Finally, we look at tools to reduce the risk of food safety issues.

The course is interesting and presented by staff with experience in food manufacture.

For more information contact Steve Flint

Workplace health and safety

HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point)

This two day course is run on demand and covers the theory and practice of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) procedures to provide confidence in food manufacture. HACCP systems have been well proven in industry and are now accepted as a key part of food manufacture.

The course is presented using active learning through practical examples and team work to learn the principles and practice of HACCP. The course is applicable to any food manufacturing system and is presented by staff who have had practical experience in the food industry.

For more information contact Steve Flint


Brewing (Residential Short Course available in April and November)

Massey University will hold its next short course in brewing at the Manawatu (Palmerston North) campus in April. Participants will live in. The course will be run by the University of Ballarat's™ Dr Peter Aldred and staff from the School of Food and Nutrition at Massey. Ballarat have been teaching brewing since 1971 and offers this short course along with a Graduate Certificate and a Graduate Diploma in Malting and Brewing..

For more information contact Lee-Anne Hannan

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