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Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Culinary Arts Management

Discipline: Culinary Arts

Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 8

Programme Duration: One year

Mode of Study: Full time

Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT

Places: 32

Why Study?

The primary aim of this one-year add-on honours degree is to allow students to develop their cognitive, creative and business acumen in their chosen career path of Culinary Arts. The specialised subjects are all interlinked, designed to create a student with an entrepreneurial orientation. Students will critically apply the principles of the product development to create new business ideas and will be given a unique opportunity to develop a meaningful business plan related to these business ideas.

Programme Modules

This programme includes a number of modules:

  • Product Development
  • Enterprise Development and Business planning
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Employee Resourcing and a number of exciting innovative electives such as
  • Gastronomy
  • Web Design
  • Culinary Specialisms

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this programme graduates will progress to positions of responsibility/management within various spectrums of the food industry. Graduates may apply for positions in the area of new product development as they have both the culinary and business acumen to be innovative and entrepreneurial. These key skills are essential to the success of any food business. In the past, graduates have gone on to start their own businesses . Other graduates pursue roles as Chef de Partie and Sous Chefs. 


Essential Information: 

This programme is open to all graduates who have achieved a Level 7 award in Culinary Arts. Apply directly to the Admissions Office.

First Year students incurr additional costs. Click here to view.

Contact Us

Sadie Davoren
Tel: 091-742506
E-mail: Sadie Davoren


Jacinta Dalton
Head of Department of Culinary Arts & Services Industries
Email: Jacinta Dalton
Phone: +353 (0)91 742320