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Tourism & Hospitality

 

The Institute can boast of the finest tourism and hospitality education facilities in the country.

The Department of Tourism & Hospitality has state of the art facilities for all its courses which comprise extensive specialist tourism education and training facilities, (two production kitchens, five specialist kitchens, two restaurants and a training bar), Front Office Reception room, general classrooms and lecture theatres, as well as Information Technology laboratories and a complete range of administration and support facilities.

The Head of Department is Dr. Noel Murray. The contact details for the department are:

 

Department Head

Dr Noel Murray
T: +353 21 433 5822
E: noel.murray@cit.ie

Department Secretary

Geraldine McCarthy
T: +353 21 433 5820
E: hospitality@cit.ie

 

Full-time Programmes

  • Experienced provider of career focused education
  • Training with high practical content
  • State of the art teaching facilities
  • Work placement programme
  • Strong industry collaborations

                Download our Full-time Course Handbook

Awards

Click here for the list of recent national and international awards won by students of the Department of Tourism & Hospitality.
 

 


All our courses are designed to be career focused ensuring each graduate is equipped with the necessary skills to maximise their employment potential.

Full-time Course Listing

  • CR 660 BBus (Honours) in Tourism

    Potential Areas of Employment
    • Tourism Development
    • Air, Cruise and Coach based Management
    • Tourism Promotion & Marketing
    • State Bodies involved in Tourism

 

  • CR 041 BBus in Tourism

    Potential Areas of Employment
    • Tourism & Heritage Promotion and Development
    • Air, Cruise, and Coach based Travel
    • Visitor Attractions & Activity Centres
    • Tourist & Heritage Guiding and Information
  • CR 042 BBus in Hospitality Management

    Potential Areas of Employment
    • Hotel and Restaurant Management
    • Reservations and Revenue Management
    • Conference and Event Management
    • Human Resources and Training
  • BBus (Honours) in Hospitality Management

    Potential Areas of Employment
    • Hotel General Managers
    • Business Consultants
    • Hotel Group Operations Managers
    • Senior roles in large corporate hotels
    • Business owners

 

  • CR 640 BBus in Culinary Arts

    Potential Areas of Employment
    • Hotels and Restaurants
    • Food Marketing & Product Development
    • Pastry & Confectionary
    • Training & Education

  • CR 650 BBus in Bar Management

    Potential Areas of Employment
    • Bar Management
    • Bar Training & Education
    • Wine Retailing and Sommelier
    • Hotel, Restaurant, Catering Management

 


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Continuing Education programmes

All of our continuing education courses are designed to develop students’ skills and knowledge in the constantly changing tourism, hospitality and culinary sectors.

Download our Part-time Course Handbook
 

 

The aim of this course is to develop advanced Culinary Art skills of a specialised nature. The emphasis is on extending culinary knowledge and ability in a flexible and imaginative manner towards excellence, innovation and artistic merit.

 

This course is aimed at mature participants, with a passion for cookery, who wish to pursue a career as a professional chef in the hospitality sector. 

 

This course focuses on developing professional qualifications for people who are working in the field of professional cookery, but have not previously gained a Professional Cookery qualification.

 

This course is designed specifically with the needs of the hospitality and tourism sector in mind.  It is ideally suited to existing Supervisors who have not previously had the opportunity to formally develop their supervisory and management skills.

 

This course provides skills and knowledge in the areas associated with modern pastries and breads.  It is suitable as a foundation course or to build on existing skills.

This course provides skills and knowledge in the areas of modern pastries.

 

This course aims to give participants an introduction to the knowledge, skills and aptitude necessary to become competent bartenders.

 

An introduction to the world of cocktails, establishing a practical base in the methods of cocktail preparation and service.


 

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