BA in Culinary Arts

Course Points
173
Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
20 Places

Course Summary

The 3-year BA in Culinary Arts affords exciting opportunities for creative development and enhanced employment opportunities across all sections of the food industry. The combination of in-depth underpinning knowledge, practical classes, business and leadership development, problem solving, critical thinking and teamwork combine to provide graduates with the competencies to forge a successful career in the Culinary Arts industry.

The BA in Culinary Arts affords exciting opportunities for creative development and enhanced employment opportunities across all sections of the food industry. The course is designed in line with current developments in both national and international Culinary Arts education.

The combination of in-depth underpinning knowledge, practical classes, business and leadership development, problem solving, critical thinking and teamwork combine to provide graduates with the competencies to forge a successful career in the Culinary Arts industry.

The course emphasises a creative, inventive, organised and entrepreneurial approach. A key aim of the course is to develop a well- rounded graduates with the ability to learn and develop to meet new challenges in their professional and personal development.

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements: 

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate including: 

  • At least one H5 Grades
  • AND Mathematics Grade F2, O6 or H7
  • AND English Grade O6 or H7 OR Irish Grade O6 or H7
  • PLUS minimum points score of 200

Northern Ireland/UK Entry Requirements: 

Applicants must meet the matriculation requirement of 5 different subjects which must include:  

  • Mathematics at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better 
  • English (or Irish) at GCSE (Grade A* - C) or better 
  • One subjects at either: 
    • ‘A Level’ (Grade A* - E) 
    • AND/OR Applied A-Level (Grade A* - E) 
    • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Grade Pass, Merit or Distinction). 
    • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma. Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Grade Pass, Merit or Distinction) 
  • The remaining subjects must be different from those presented above and may be drawn from recognised subjects at: 
    • GCSE (Grade A* - C) 
    • AND/OR AS Level’ (Grades A - E) 
    • AND/OR A-level’ (Grades A* - E) 
    • AND/OR Applied ‘A-level’ (Grade A* - E) 
    • AND/OR BTEC National Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass, Merit or Distinction). 
    • AND/OR OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 (Subsidiary Diploma, 90-Credit Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma) (Pass, Merit or Distinction).

 

Brianáin Erraught (Head of Department of Hospitality Studies)
Phone: +353 42 9370256
Email: brianain.erraught@dkit.ie

Alan McCabe (Programme Director)
Phone: +353 42 9370577
Email: alan.mccabe@dkit.ie

Course ID DK753
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Points 173
Places 20
School School of Business & Humanities
Department Hospitality Studies
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
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How to Apply

All applications for this course must be made directly to the CAO by using the course ID
DK753.

Apply On cao.ie

Northern Ireland & UK

Applicants from Northern Ireland/UK must also apply through CAO. Find out more information about
applying to DkIT from Northern Ireland or the UK.

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