Master of Food Systems and Gastronomy
  • Domestic Students
Course Code CRS1400364
Course Level Masters
Course Study Area Foods
Course Mode Full Time; Part Time
Contact Hours Full Time: 12-18 per week, Part Time: 6-9 per week
Course Location Melbourne
Course Intake February
Course Duration 2 years full time
Entry Requirements  on application
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Course Description

Subjects within the Master of Food Systems and Gastronomy are designed to build individual and collaborative problem solving skills and develop students’ capacity to apply interdisciplinary thinking to the problems facing modern food systems. They will demonstrate advanced research, advocacy and communication skills and exercise their capacity to participate effectively in public debates surrounding food systems and gastronomy. Students will have the opportunity to engage with networks across government, education, community and industry.

Graduates of the Master of Food Systems and Gastronomy will be recognised as innovative and professional agents of change in the communities of practice in which they operate.

Graduate outcomes

The degree provides pathways into education, local government, community health, higher research, media, policy, business and entrepreneurship and/or the tourism, hospitality or events industries, the community food sector, and other professional settings where deep knowledge of the food system is needed for informed decision making and meaningful change. 
With the relevant work experience, graduate employment opportunities include but are not limited to the following sectors:
•    Food studies teaching and curriculum development in secondary schools
•    Food policy development, advice and implementation (government, intergovernmental and international agencies)
•    Food project coordinators and sustainability professionals within the not-for-profit and community sector
•    Product development and entrepreneurship
•    Food and drink event development and organisation
•    Food and wine development for local government and tourism bodies
•    Food entrepreneur
•    Online content development and editing
•    Research and education
•    Food media and marketing
•    Food communication, writing and publishing

Entry Requirements
on application
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Domestic Fees

Enrolment Type
Semester Course Tuition Fee

The tuition fees shown are what you can expect to pay if you commence study in Semester 1, 2018.

Individual assessment of eligibility for a government subsidised place will be conducted prior to enrolment. Students with a valid concession may have their tuition fees reduced further.

Please note there may be fee changes for Semester 2, 2018.

The Information Centre staff can help you determine your fee rate and advise you of your payment options.

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