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

Course units include:

Core Subjects   

Year 1 Core

FDS851   
Food Systems Theory and Practice
GAS851   
Gastronomic Discourse and Culture
FDS852   
Transformations in Agriculture: Theory and Practice
FDS801
Food Systems Policy and Governance Frameworks
GAS852
Politics of Gastronomy
FDS853   
Food and Urbanism: Past, Present and Future
FDS802   
Creating Food Systems Stories
RES801   
Research Methods
Year 2 Core   

GAS951   
Taste, Terroir and Place
FDS901
Community Food Security and Public Health
RES901   
Knowledge and Knowing
FDS951   
Decolonising Food Systems
FDS902   
Urban Agriculture: Practice and Policy
Electives   
3 in total or Minor Thesis

Fees

Fees and charges can be found at www.angliss.edu.au/fees-and-charges

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