Type of institution: TAFE Institute
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 provides students with a deep understanding of how what we eat shapes 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 concerns regarding health, 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. The fourth year of the Bachelor of Food Studies (Community Engagement) offers students the opportunity to undertake practice-based research while building on their professional experience and networks.
- 4 years full-time study including 1 year of community engagement. 196 credit points
- each semester is 24 credit points based on the combination of subjects chosen.
- Agriculture and farming systems
- Culinary artistry
- Innovation and entrepreneurship
- Culture and cuisine
- Diet and health in society
- Food and gastronomy in literature and media
- Communicating food
- Food policy and governance
- Community food project
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Online application form and interview
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.
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