Culinary Arts

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Culinary Arts
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code TL_FCULR_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply to the Admissions Office, IT Tralee.
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 1 year full-time/part-time.
Entry Requirements The minimum education qualifications are:

1. Applicants must hold a level 7 Ordinary Degree in Culinary Arts or equivalent qualification.


2. Relevant industry experience – Assessment of industry experience is by application to the Institute of Technology Tralee. Recognition of Prior Learning is dealt with on an individual basis once an apprentice has started the registration process
Mature Applicants The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature applicants.
Application Date

Expand+In March of each year, the Institute of Technology, Tralee, welcomes applications for add-on degree and honours degree programmes, with a commencement date of the following September.

The application process is open for one month, from early Marc...

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Course Content

Expand+What is Culinary Arts (Hons)
The Culinary Arts honours degree course provides a pathway for creative employment opportunities within all aspects of the food industry. This is a course that reflects developments in both national and international Cu...

Subjects Taught The modules on the new programme include the following:
1.Food Blogging with Digital Video Production
2.Food Tourism and Regional Development
3.Food Globalisation
4.Contemporary Culinary Trends
5.Independent Project
6.Strategic Culinary Management
Number of Credits 60
Comment Other Information
Every effort will be made to ensure that this programme will be timetabled to ensure that you can continue to work and study at the same time.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+What are my career opportunities
The course will allow students to develop their career in the following areas:
Professional Chef (Management Level)
Food Product Development
Food Blogging/Video Production
Entrepreneurs (owners and managers, cons...

Further Enquiries Senior Lecturer 1 Teaching Hotel, Culinary Arts & Tourism:
Mr. Thomas O Connor
Email: (email)
Room(s): J214
Tel: +353 (0)66 7191807 Ext: 1807
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