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Culinary Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
This Culinary Science programme at Dublin Institute Of Technology is a joint degree offered by the School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology and the School Of Food Science and Environmental Health. 
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Overview

The Culinary Science programme offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology provides graduates with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to operate as a development or concept chef for food companies engaged in food product development. The programme builds on the strong links between; food and culinary industries providing students with the opportunity to working dynamic food industries through our internship programme. Graduates of the programme will also have opportunities to work in the culinary industry as chefs, in food research and development and as food business managers.  

Career opportunities

Major food companies are investing heavily in innovative approaches to develop novel high quality foods and need Culinary Science graduates. Currently many food businesses employ both chefs and scientists but a graduate that has skills and knowledge of both disciplines would readily gain employment as a Development Chef or Food Product Developer. The Food Industry needs to satisfy the demands of consumers requiring value added, high quality tasty and enjoyable food products. 

The BSc (Hons) in Culinary Science will produce graduates who will be able to satisfy the demands of Government policy, the Food Industry and Society. Graduates of the programme will have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to operate in the wider food industries or operate their own food business. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical Applications
  • Culinary Science & Food Technology
  • Food Safety
  • Kitchen and Larder
  • Laboratory Techniques and Computer Applications
  • Introductory Nutrition
  • Chemical Applications
  • Pastry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    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:

    6

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3819 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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