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Culinary Arts, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
Dundalk, Ireland
The Culinary Arts programme at Dundalk Institute of Technology will give you the skills to work in global hospitality businesses. This course embeds the The Management of Food Safety Programme and is accredited by the National Hygiene Partnership. Our modules are delivered by internationally renowned lecturers in small class groups.
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The Culinary Arts programme at Dundalk Institute of Technology  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.


Pursuing a career in Culinary Arts can be very lucrative. There are a variety of job opportunities in the food industry. Some of these include: 

  • Chef  
  • Corporate Catering 
  • Restaurant, cafes, hotels 
  • Patisserie and confectionery 
  • Development chef  
  • Industrial catering – hospitals, schools, sports grounds 
  • Travel industry, cruise liners, global hospitality brands 
  • Business owner 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Culinary Fundamentals 
  • Culinary Arts Principles
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance
  • Academic and Career Skills
  • Digital Skills for Tourism

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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

Admission requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Academic transcripts
  • IELTS (or equivalent) transcripts
  • Passport copy

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9950 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dundalk

  • 650 - 1000 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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