Culinary Arts

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Culinary Arts
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY_TCART_B
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact Admission staff:
T: +353 (0)74 918 6000
Qualification Letters BA (Hons)
Duration 1 year full-time add-on
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Access to this programme is on successful completion of the BA in Culinary Arts or equivalent.
Number of Places 32
Application Date

Expand+• Applicants seeking advanced entry require a relevant third-level qualification or should have completed an RPL process
• Application for direct entry courses are made directly to LYIT on a form which can be downloaded from or avai...

Course Content

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The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Culinary Arts is a one year add-on programme that extends the education and training of the professional food production manager, providing an academic focus through applied culinary research whi...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
- Strategic Entrepreneurship and Global Trends in Culinary Innovation (M)10
- Choose one of the following Electives (E1):
Specialised Kitchen & Larder 10
Specialised Chocolate, Sugarcraft & Sugar Art 10
- Choose one of the followin...

Careers or Further Progression Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
• Master degree in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Career opportunities
Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
• Hotels
• Cruise ships
• Restaurants
• Contract Catering
• Clubs

Graduate careers typically include:
• Chef
• Pastry Chef
• Baker
• Food Production Manager
Further Enquiries Department Administration
Telephone: (074) 918 6600 / 6613
Head of Department: Ciarán Ó hAnnracháin
Telephone: (074) 918 6603
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