Culinary Arts (Bachelor of Arts)
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- 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)
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.
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Due to funding changes, please contact Geraldine McCarthy, Department Secretary for details regarding course fees.
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.
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.
- 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.
Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts (NFQ Level 7)
- 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.