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.

Start date: 2019

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

You need to complete a total of 60 points from the papers below. These papers cover gastronomic concepts, theories and approaches.

Complete the following paper

And 30 points from

  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Media
  • Food research
  • Writing
  • Human geography
  • Employment options requiring a background in food sociology/anthropology
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK2017
Level:
8
Points:
60
Duration:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$4,270 - $ 4,484
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee range based on a full-time workload of 60 points in 2019. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
$16,060
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a workload of 60 points in 2019. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year, if you are planning for beyond 2019, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • 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.