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Culinary and Gastronomic Sciences (Hons)

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

48 months
Duration
6950 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Culinary and Gastronomic Sciences (Hons) programme from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology aims to provide the student with the knowledge, creative skills and technological competences necessary for a career in the food and/or culinary sector.  

Overview

The Culinary and Gastronomic Sciences (Hons) course from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is designed to reinforce and enhance the student’s knowledge of scientific principles, processes and technologies through the study of food.

This degree course will benefit students who are interested in applying scientific principles to the theoretical and practical aspects of food, from production of raw materials to food product development.

The first two years of the programme provide students with practical culinary skills and basic food science and technology, nutrition and gastronomy knowledge, supported by laboratory practicals.

The latter two years focus on the acquisition of more advanced scientific skills in the area of food science, sensory science, flavour, in theory and through their application in food product development.

The programme will create highly competent individuals with a unique combination of skills, by combining the creativity of the chef, with the scientific and technical knowledge to operate in food research and development.

Career Opportunities

The programme will support graduates in their pursuit of careers in the food industry, and in the culinary and catering sector, by enhancing professional culinary skills in areas such as new product development, food processing and manufacturing.

Career opportunities for graduates of this programme include:

  • Chef roles - commis, sous, head, and/or executive chef
  • Development chef within the food industry
  • Food research and product development in the food industry
  • Food entrepreneur

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Cookery Operations
  • Pastry and Bakery Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Live Kitchen Service
  • Food Safety
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Communications and Professional Development
  • Learning and Innovation Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.

Student Contribution: euro 3,000

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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Due for update

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