Explore the art of fine food with AUT's new Master of Gastronomy. This multifaceted postgraduate programme takes an in-depth look into the study of food, food culture, food history and food politics throughout this multifaceted degree.Strongly influenced by New Zealand and the Pacific, this master’s degree has been developed so that those with a strong interest in these areas can create their masterpiece.
Enrolment in the course will advance your knowledge in the principles and history of gastronomy. You will be able to create new knowledge and critically evaluate information, whilst learning to communicate it effectively. Exposure to new media and technology will impact the way you develop your ideas and deliver your assignments.
A team of experienced and passionate lecturers with extensive academic and industry experience will guide you through a multidimensional food journey.The outcomes for graduates of this programme are outlined in the Graduate Profile
Programme code: AK2015
Duration: 18 months full-time / 4 years part-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 26 February 2018 / 16 July 2018
This programme opens employment opportunities within hospitality, tourism, media, food research, writing, general research, human geography and employment options requiring a background in food sociology/anthropology.
The Master of Gastronomy programme of study and research enables graduates to apply learned knowledge, cognisant of gastronomy's historical roots that are integrated throughout the programme's suite of papers.
Pedagogical links are promoted within a learning and knowledge building nexus with six prescribed papers (including a methodology paper), as well as completing a choice of capstone paper, either the Gastronomy and Material Culture Project or Dissertation.
On completion of the programme students may have the opportunity to progress towards PhD study.
Contact Christine Hall:
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8477
To find out about student fees for programmes, see the fees information page.
These scholarships are part of a group of strategic scholarships for the Faculty of Culture and Society. Read more about Masterate Fee Scholarships
Last updated: 22-Nov-2017 3.46pm
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