This is a full time, four year, level 8 programme of innovative and dynamic culinary study. It is a revisioning of traditional culinary skills training to include a number of other disciplines such as food innovation, media and visual arts, food policy, speciality food production, sustainable practices and gastronomy.
Central to the degree is a year combining international study and international work experience. In Year 3 of the programme, students study for a semester at one of our partner colleges in Canada, France, Northern Ireland, Spain, The Netherlands, or the USA. They also spend a semester on international work placement in a country of their choice. This opportunities offers our students first-hand experience of international standards and best practice in culinary operations and equips them with the skills necessary to be highly effective in the global workplace.
This course offers an interdisciplinary study of social, human and culinary sciences and will encourage students to think about the future of gastronomy, encouraging them to explore the connection between environmental consciousness and creativity, politics and food production, the media and culinary arts, amongst other things.
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- Full Time
Secondary/High School Diploma, with good grades in English and Mathematics and at least 4 other subjects, on average + 60%.
For EU: first time undergraduate students pursuing a full time programme will qualify for free tuition fee funding, however, please refer to http://www.studentfinance.ie for full details of the “Free Fees Initiative” ( F.F.I ) scheme. The Student Contribution Charge for the academic year 2023/2024 is €3,000. All third level undergraduate students are liable to pay this fee, unless they qualify for a SUSI grant.
Application deadline for EU students is February 1. There is a late closing date of 1st May but this is not available for all courses or for some categories of applicant. There is a special late closing date of 22nd July for all students currently registered in SETU Waterford or another HEI who wish to transfer to the first year of a different programme.
- 4 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning