Online Master's Degree in Food and Beverage Studies in Western Australia in Australia

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Across the Atlantic, the discussion about online courses and their potential to restructure higher education has been raging for some time. Courses are structured as weekly online conferences; communication with the course tutor and other learners takes place in a virtual learning environment. The online courses are intended to fit around your calendar; you access the course whenever it is suitable for you.

Australia is an island country and continent of the southern hemisphere, in the SW Pacific, a member state of the Commonwealth.

Victoria has eight universities and various government-run institutions that facilitate technical and further education. In addition, there is a state library which is good for researchers undertaking higher education in the area.

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Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism

Le Cordon Bleu Australia
Online Full time Part time 2 - 5 years January 2017 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism is ideally suited to those seek a deeper understanding of food and drink culture, and the ethical, economic and social impact of food and wine tourism. [+]

Online Masters in Food and Beverage Studies in Western Australia in Australia. Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism Embrace your inner foodie and study your passion. The Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism is ideally suited to those seek a deeper understanding of food and drink culture, and the ethical, economic and social impact of food and wine tourism. You’ll study a broad range of areas taking a multi-disciplinary approach; from gastronomic history and taste culture to event planning, design and management, food writing, and marketing for tourism. This Master program is a unique and leading edge field of study. It is one of very few similar global programs offering advanced qualifications in gastronomic tourism. Delivered online to students around the world, the program is a collaboration between Le Cordon Bleu and Southern Cross University’s School of Business and Tourism. All units are delivered online using the easy-to-navigate MySCU virtual learning environment. Offered: online Career paths Marketing (tourism, restaurant, winery), Tourism (cellar door manager, food & wine tourism, tour guide, food/wine/tourism trail operator), Hospitality (food/wine distributor, import/export), Media (publishing, food/wine/travel writing, public relations), Education (food, wine, hospitality, home economics, food studies). Program structure To be eligible for the award of Le Cordon Bleu Master of Gastronomic Tourism, students must successfully complete not less than sixteen (16) units comprising: PART A: ALL 8 CORE UNITS Events Management Food and Drink in Contemporary Society Gastronomic Tourism Gastronomy and Communication Tourism and Hospitality Management Principles of Gastronomy Research Methods for Tourism and Hospitality Industry Research Project (double-weighted unit) PART B: 3 ELECTIVE UNITS Aesthetics of Food and Drink Service Management for Tourism and Hospitality Food and Wine Technology Food and Wine Writing Marketing Information and Communication Technology for Tourism Tourism and Hotel Professional Development Tourism and Hotel Internship (double-weighted unit) PART C: 4 UNITS (Students with a Bachelor degree in a similar field will be granted Advanced Standing for these units.) Tourism in Asia Pacific Food and Beverage Management Sustainable Tourism Tourism Hospitality Sales and Promotion Facility and Risk Management for Hospitality Operations Special Interest Tourism Coastal and Marine Tourism Production Management for Convention and Events Hospitality: History, Politics and Culture Key information Duration: 2-3 years (2 units per session) or 4-5 years (one unit per session) Tuition fees: AUD$2,850 per unit English proficiency: IELTS 6.5 – Masters / IELTS 6.0 (no band score below 5.5) – Graduate Certificate Entry requirements: A Bachelor Degree. Applications from individuals without relevant qualifications will also be considered based on relevant expertise and specialist experience. [-]