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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:

    13/09/2017

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

This programme is supported by
Fáilte Ireland

Course Fee

CIT Fee €3,000 (Fáilte Ireland supported premises)
€5,000 (where a participant is not in full-time employment in a Fáilte Ireland supported premises
A non-refundable application fee of €400 applies to this course.
Funding is subject to change.

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;• 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. Students are required to have completed Part 1 of any module prior to commencing Part 2

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 is open for course commencing 4th September 2017.
  • 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.
  • Closing date for applications is 13 September 2017.
  • Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.

 

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Ms Geraldine McCarthy
hospitality@cit.ie
021 433 5820


geraldine.mccarthy@cit.ie