CAO Code LY317
  Killybegs Campus

Bachelor of Arts (Ord)

Culinary Arts

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

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.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Professional Kitchen Operations Mandatory 10 8
Learning and Research for Higher Education Mandatory 5 4
Information Technology and Business Maths Mandatory 5 3
Baking Techniques Mandatory 10 8
2 Hospitality Food and Beverage Operations Mandatory 10 8
Garde-manger and Culinary Techniques Mandatory 10 8
Communications and Professional Development Mandatory 5 3
ICT and Descriptive Statistics Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Classical European Cuisine Mandatory 10 8
Contemporary Irish Cuisine Mandatory 5 4
Food and Beverage Cost Control Mandatory 5 3
Human Nutrition Mandatory 5 3
French Language & Culture 1 Elective 5 3
Spanish Language & Culture 1 Elective 5 3
Gastronomy Elective 5 3
4 Seafood Processing & Culinary Practice Mandatory 5 4
Social Media Applications Mandatory 5 3
Management & Organisational Behaviour Mandatory 5 3
Event Management Mandatory 5 3
Pastry & Desserts Mandatory 10 8
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Advanced Pastry & Desserts Mandatory 10 6
Modernist Cuisine Mandatory 10 6
Food & Beverage Management (E1) Elective 10 6
Business Law and Ethics Elective 5 3
Food Marketing (E2) Elective 5 3
6 Semester Abroad Elective 30 0
Work Placement Elective 10 6

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186613/+353 (0)74 9186612

Head of Department Nicola Dunnion
Email: nicola.dunnion@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6645

School and Department
School of Business
Department of Tourism & Culinary Arts