Postgraduate Certificate in Gastronomy

With a Postgraduate Certificate in Gastronomy you'll be able to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of perspectives and constructs related to gastronomy.

This qualification also provides a pathway to further study, including the Postgraduate Diploma in Gastronomy. If you're already in the industry, this postgraduate certificate will enhance your skills and knowledge base at a more advanced level.

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Minimum entry requirements

Must have completed one of the following or equivalent:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor's degree

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Media
  • Food research
  • Writing
  • Human geography
  • Employment options requiring a background in food sociology/anthropology
Quick facts
Programme code:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
City Campus
15 Jul 2024
3 Mar 2025
21 Jul 2025

Key semester dates
$5,303 - $5,540 (for 60 points)
($4,730 - $4,967 tuition fees + $573 student services levy)
$18,773 (for 60 points)
($18,200 tuition fees + $573 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.