Postgraduate Diploma in Gastronomy

Do you want to develop an understanding of perspectives and concepts related to gastronomy in as little as one year? Study the Postgraduate Diploma in Gastronomy at AUT.

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

Start date: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

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

English language requirements

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

You need to complete a total of 120 points from the papers below. These papers cover gastronomic concepts, theories and approaches.

Complete the following papers

  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Media
  • Food research
  • Writing
  • Human geography
  • Employment options requiring a background in food sociology/anthropology.
Quick facts
Programme code:
1 year full-time / part-time available
City Campus

16 Jul 2018

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

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