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Food, Photography & Styling

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Tourism,Photography,Food Photography

  • Type of Course:


  • Type of Qualification:


  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    30th September 2019

Course summary

Gain an introduction into the field of food photography and styling to enhance culinary artistic skills. This course operates one evening per week over 12 weeks and consists of 3 hour classes.


Tourism & Hospitality

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2018-2019 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.

Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.

An Information/Registration session will take place on Tuesday 4th September 2018 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.


Course fee: €450
Module Code HOSP7007

This course is suitable for those with a knowledge of food and basic camera skills.  Students are required to bring their own digital camera to class and will need access to a camera tripod.  Students will have access to photoshop, and a photographic studio with a studio lighting session during their studies.  

Students will be expected to develop their projects outside of class-time for analysis and discussion within contact hours. Final assessment is by way of a portfolio of images with accompanying evidence of learning.  

Course Content

  • Basic Photographic Techniques of the Trade
  • Food Styling and Design Concepts
  • Choosing and Treating Ingredients
  • Required Tools of the Trade
  • Product Presentation
  • Advertising, Marketing and the Promotion of Food within a Media Context
  • Public Relations and writing styles for PR

Course Delivery

This course operates one evening per week over 12 weeks and consists of 3 hour classes.

Please note that delivery of this course is subject to sufficient number of applicants.


CIT: Single Module Certification (5 ECTS credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications)

Note: Modifications to the configuration of the course may take place in accordance with changing requirements.

  • Online application is open for course commencing 16th September 2019
  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay an course fee of €450 online if a place on a course is offered. 
  • Late applications may be considered should any places become available.


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Ms Roisin Clancy
021 433 5820