Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism
Explore the food and wine tourism experience.
“The Master of Gastronomic Tourism provides a unique learning environment that is quite different to traditional on-campus study environments. The online delivery encourages the development of relationships between students' and lecturers' and the small cohort allows for more intimate discussion and accessible interaction.” Sarah Gibbons - Current Student
Invest in your passion for gastronomy with our new online graduate program aimed at those wishing to be involved in the exciting world of food and wine tourism. Become an innovator, strengthen traditional and local foodways, help revitalise and build regional food cultures, or adapt conventional business practices to meet the challenges of operating successfully in a highly competitive market.
Experience a broad range of subjects from a multidisciplinary approach embracing history, cultural studies, management and aesthetics; from gastronomic history and taste cultures to events planning and design, food writing and multimedia.
In offering this exciting new degree, Le Cordon Bleu has partnered with Southern Cross University, a leading provider of distance education (online learning) with extensive undergraduate and postgraduate offerings in tourism and hospitality education. All units are delivered fully online using the interactive, easy-to-navigate MySCU virtual learning environment.
Le Cordon Bleu's expertise in gastronomy combined with Southern Cross University's acknowledged leadership in tourism and hospitality education gives the Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism a unique profile. The large team of highly experienced teaching staff, qualified in a range of disciplinary backgrounds and experience, further distinguishes this program.
Career Pathway Options: Professional Food Writer, Cellar Door Manager, Food & Wine Entrepreneur, Food & Wine Tourism Policy Advisor, Food Trail Operator, Tour guide Operator.
Students can commence their studies in January (Trimester A), May (Trimester B) or September (Trimester C).
Students will study up to two units each trimester concurrently. Each year consists of three trimesters. Each trimester is 12 weeks in duration. Please note that not all units can be studied in each trimester.
Students can complete their studies in two years (full time equivalent).
The program cost is $2500 per unit or $30,000 for the full Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism (12 units). FEE-HELP may be applicable for Australian citizens.
Students should anticipate a commitment of no less than 15 hours per unit per week. Thus a student studying the full time commitment of two units per trimester can expect to study no less than 30 hours per week. Students planning to undertake this program need to allow extra time initially to familiarise themselves with the study portal, learning resources, professional referencing and writing at postgraduate level.
Three tuition scholarships are offered annually for this program. Students applying for these scholarships need to meet the eligibility criteria for the program.
Visit the Le Cordon Bleu 2014 Masters Scholarships section for more information.
This program is accredited by Southern Cross University as per powers granted to it by the Government of New South Wales under the Southern Cross University Act 1993.
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Last Updated 17 April 2013
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