Graduate Certificate in Food Writing (GCertFoodWrtg)

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

This program is not available in 2016.

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The Graduate Certificate in Food Writing aims to develop professional expertise and encourage creative experiment in food writing; to promote an awareness of the various forms of contemporary food writing; to promote appreciation of the craft of writing; and to produce graduates with skills that are directly transferable to the workplace. It is designed to introduce students to the varieties, contexts and issues of food writing and, through discussions, workshops and writing exercises, to develop food writing skills in a range of styles and approaches. This program is delivered through intensive and online courses.
Students seeking admission to this program, or enrolling in Food Writing courses as electives toward other postgraduate programs, are required to provide evidence of writing skills by submitting a portfolio of creative writing or other writing. This should be emailed to within five days of submitting a SATAC application.
The Graduate Certificate in Food Writing is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 0.5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Certificate in Food Writing

There shall be a Graduate Certificate in Food Writing.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Food Writing, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units