Bachelor of Food Studies

William Angliss Institute VIC

Food studies is an exciting field of study that provides fertile ground for cultivating a holistic understanding of the practical challenges facing government, industry and citizens in how to feed ourselves well. This qualification is designed to provide students with a deep understanding of how what we eats shape the world in which we live. Graduates of this degree will understand how they can actively participate in and contribute to reshaping food systems in the context of growing public concerns regarding individual health, community wellbeing, technology, equity, ethics, sustainability and global asymmetries of power. These concerns necessitate critical thinking skills, innovative ideas and the ability to communicate complex food issues effectively.

Course Fee:

Australian: $39,600
International: $55,200

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; online application form and interview


3 years full-time study. 144 credit points; each semester is 24 credit points based on the combination of subjects chosen.

Subjects you can Study:

Culture and cuisine; Sensory education; Economics and global impacts; Diet and health in society; Fermenting cultures; Food movements and social change; Gastronomic approaches to food studies; Agriculture and farming systems; Food policy and governance; Food and gastronomy in literature and media

Study Pathways:

Pathways may exist from Diploma and Advanced Diploma qualifications with academic credits of up to 1 year (Diploma) or up to 18 months (Advanced Diploma) depending on the relevance of the previous studies to the Degree program.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Melbourne No info Yes Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info Yes Part time


William Angliss Institute gives our graduates business skills, industry insights and real-world experience to take on exciting global management roles.

All diplomas and degrees include opportunities to learn directly from industry experts through work integrated learning, study trips, field excursions, demonstrations and masterclasses. 

Our academic staff has extensive educational experience and qualifications as well as broad industry experience with the ability to bring food studies, tourism, hospitality, hotel management and event management expertise into the classroom. 

William Angliss Institute students have access to support services that make student life easier and more enjoyable, including careers and employment assistance, learning support, mentoring, career guidance and activities.

Study Options

The Institute offers a variety of qualifications, from short courses and youth programs, apprenticeships and traineeships, certificates and diplomas, through to bachelor and master degrees.

Study areas include:

We also offer a range of youth, community and Indigenous programs.


At William Angliss Institute, students learn in state-of-the-art facilities, including:

  • commercial cookery kitchens
  • training restaurants* 
  • bakery kitchens*
  • patisserie kitchens
  • meat-processing rooms*
  • a Coffee Academy
  • a tea training room*
  • a chocolate laboratory*
  • flight attendant training facility*
  • hotel training suites*
  • a student lounge
  • learning resource centre*
  • hotel training suites*
  • a food technology laboratory*

*Melbourne campus only

Want to know more?

For more information about William Angliss Institute, call 1300 ANGLISS, email or visit

William Angliss Institute

555 La Trobe Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
RTO No. 3045
CRICOS: 01505M
HEP 9534 

Locations and Contact

555 La Trobe Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Tel: 1300 ANGLISS

11 Bowden Street
Tel: 1300 ANGLISS

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