Diploma in Patisserie in Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology

Campus: Auckland

Duration: 2 years

Intake: July

*Fee: NZ$29,510.00 per year

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This diploma is for the students who fantasize about baking delicious and alluring cakes. AUT through Diploma in Patisserie gives an opportunity to the students who want to build their career in baking and making cakes, pastry, deserts and provide relevant business skills to set up their career along with enhancing their creativity. The students master from fundamental to advanced patisserie skills and principles along with comprehensive knowledge to work in demanding and creative environment.

The students will be studying:
Year 1

  1. Foundation Pastries
  2. Foundation Cakes
  3. Sponges, Gâteaux and Torten
  4. Pâtisserie Related Studies
  5. Foundation Breads
  6. Professional Experience
  7. Basic Hot Desserts
  8. Basic Cold Desserts

Year 2

  1. Contemporary Kitchen Management
  2. Food and the Senses
  3. Artisan Breads
  4. Sugar and Chocolate Confectionary
  5. Advanced Professional Desserts
  6. Advanced Professional Torten and Gâteaux
  7. Showpieces
  8. Advanced Patisserie Practices and Principles

Career Outcomes:

  • Patisserie
  • Owner-operated small business enterprise
  • Product development
    Eligibility Criteria:


    The students who have interest in cake, pastry and desserts may go for Diploma in Patisserie at AUT after they’ve completed their 10+2.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS (Academic) of 5.5 overall band score no less than 5.0
    2. TOEFL iBT score of 70;
    3. PTE minimum overall score of 42

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