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BA (Hons) in Culinary Enterprise

Start Date

September 2024

Course Capacity



1 Year

Work Placement


NFQ Level


Discipline Area

Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts

Course Type

Add On

Study Mode



On Campus

Course Overview

The aim of this one-year add-on honours degree course is to afford learners the opportunity to develop their intellectual, creative and management expertise in their chosen discipline of Culinary Arts. The modules are designed to create a graduate with an entrepreneurial orientation.

Career Opportunities

There are numerous career opportunities for graduates of this course. Those who complete the course will be highly employable within the following sectors:

  • Senior Chef De Partie
  • Head Chef 
  • Executive Chef 
  • Chef Manager 
  • Catering Manager 
  • Development Chef 
  • Hospitality Manager 
  • Business Owner 
  • Food Tourism 
  • Culinary Enterprise

Education Progression

Graduates of the course may also go on to further student at level 9 either in DkIT or elsewhere.

Postgraduate 1 Year / 2 Years On Campus

MBS in Entrepreneurship and Marketing

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Entry Requirements

Applicants to this course should have successfully completed the Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts or equivalent, with an overall pass and a minimum overall average of 50% achieved in one sitting.

How To Apply

Apply Directly to DkIT

Apply directly to DkIT using our online applications system. Please remember to upload the required documentation (copies of your existing qualification(s), your CV, any other support documents etc) with your online application to expedite your application. To avoid disappointment early registration is recommended.

International Application (non-EU)

International Applicants (not from or living in the EU) can apply through an agent or directly to DkIT to study this course.

Ask us a Question

If you have a question about the BA (Hons) in Culinary Enterprise please ask it below and we will get back to you.

Brianáin Erraught

Head of Department of Hospitality Studies


Maria Roddy Freyne

Programme Director


Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).