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Culinary Arts, BBus

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Cork, Ireland
The key aim of this Culinary Arts programme at Cork Institute of Technology is to develop a well-educated graduate with the ability to learn and adapt to meet new challenges in both their education and professional development. 
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The Culinary Arts at Cork Institute of Technology make a significant contribution to the worldwide hospitality and tourism industries. 


Practitioners in this area include restaurateurs, chefs, food critics, food journalists, and educationalists. Many become entrepreneurs in their own right setting up their own business in the food industry. Culinary Arts combines a high level of technical skills, creativity and flair with a modern technical, scientific, academic and business approach.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Culinary Arts Principles
  • Mgmt Principles For Services
  • Food Safety Principles
  • Creativity Innovation & Teamwork
  • Larder & International Cuisine
  • Business IT Skills
  • Business Maths for Hospitality
  • Intro to Hospitality Marketing
  • Culinary Arts Operations
  • Pastry Principles & Practice
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Irish Leaving Certifcate equivalent. 
  • Maths is a requirement for many courses. Foundation year (if applicable). 
  • English Language equivalent (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Many EU/EEA undergraduate students attending publicly funded third-level courses do not have to pay tuition fees. 

Living costs for Cork

  • 860 - 1400 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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