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Culinary Arts (Bachelor of Arts)

  • Course Code

    CR_OCULP_7_Y3

  • Field of Study

    Culinary Arts

  • Type of Course:

    Degree

  • Type of Qualification:

    BA

  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

Admission Requirements:

  • A recognised Culinary Arts or Professional Cookery qualification or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year’s post qualification industry experience in a professional kitchen environment
  • Currently working as a Chef in a recognised catering establishment
  • Selection for this course will also be based on an interview to be held in Cork Institute of Technology
  • Mature students will be considered on an individual basis and in accordance with CIT regulations for part-time enrolment
  • Participants with significant industry experience but without previous formal qualifications may be considered through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process (www.cit.ie/rpl)

Course summary

The aim of these modules 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.

Department(s)

Tourism & Hospitality

Course Fee

Due to funding changes, please contact Geraldine McCarthy, Department Secretary for details regarding course fees.

Aims

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.

Course Delivery

Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus
Part-time basis one day per week;
Students should expect to take 2 to 3 years to complete the Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts.

Modules

12 modules

  • Advanced Pastry 1
  • Advanced Pastry 2
  • Advanced Culinary Skills 1
  • Advanced Culinary Skills 2
  • Culinary Leadership & Training
  • Gastronomy in the Modern World
  • Cost Management
  • Service Business Environment
  • Research Methods and Styles
  • Food Product Development
  • Food Product Development Concepts
  • Synoptic Study

Students are required to have completed part 1 of the module prior to continuing to the second stage. Students should expect to take 2 to  3 years to complete the Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts.

Modifications to the above configuration may take place in accordance with changing requirements.

Modules may be taken as stand-alone modules, based on availability.

Award

Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts (NFQ Level 7)


 

Full details of the modules for this programme are available here

  • Online application will open shortly.
  • Please note: Entry to this course will also be based on interview to be held in CIT.
  • Applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €400 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.

 

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Ms Geraldine McCarthy
geraldine.mccarthy@cit.ie
021 433 5820


hospitality@cit.ie