3 years /
Level 7 /
/ Work Placement
Our Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts is a full-time, three year programme for aspiring professional chefs. The world of cuisine is exciting, challenging and hugely rewarding, and we have the recipe to help you succeed.
This is an advanced professional training programme for ambitious and talented aspiring chefs who wish to extend their culinary education far beyond general training.
The opportunities after graduation are as boundless as your creativity and inventiveness, and whether you become a chef, pastry chef, baker or food production manager - to name but a few - the world is literally your oyster, with positions in hotels, cruises ships and restaurants just some of the specific areas where graduates embark on their careers.
Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
Minimum Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert Minimum Points 171
Minimum 5 06/H7, to include Irish or English or have obtained a relevant QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 award.
For entry purposes RPL will be considered in accordance with the
quality assurance procedures at ATU..
Mature applicants aged 23 years or over in the January of the year of application
may apply for this programme. Mature applicants do not require to be holders of a
Any applicant applying based on non-EU awards / qualifications.
The main employers are:
Graduate careers typically include:
Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186207 / +353 (0)74 9186209
Head of Department Nicola Dunnion
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6645
School and Department
Faculty of Business
Department of Tourism & Sport
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Certificate (Level 6)
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