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Culinary Arts

Modern and Innovative Pastry Baking and Desserts (Jobs Stimulus Module)

This module assists learners to demonstrate with confidence and creativity the skills required for pastry in the hospitality industry.

Discipline: Culinary Arts

Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 6

Mode of Study: Blended Learning

Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT

Places: 8


Free to unemployed applicants. €105 to employed applicants (€945 funded by HEA)

Programme Modules

Modern and Innovative Pastry Baking and Desserts - 10 ECTS Credits

    Learning Outcomes: 

    On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

    1. Explain current developments and trends in the bakery and pastry industry.
    2. Utilise modern techniques to adapt classical desserts and confectionery products to contemporary styles.
    3. Apply innovative concepts of composition, taste, design and texture to 'allergy-aware' pastry bakery and desserts.
    4. Apply the necessary skills to produce a range of petit fours and chocolate work
    5. Utilise the necessary skills and techniques to produce a selection of breads, to include health breads and enriched doughs.

    Essential Information: 

    Credits (ECTS)

    10 Credits



    Go to to:

    • confirm if you are eligible to apply under the Jobs Stimulus initiative
    • check if you meet the academic "Entry Requirements" for this level of module


    How to Apply

    We are accepting applications from Monday, 16th November 2020.

    Apply through our Online Admissions System ,, and then submit any supporting documentation by email to 

    Read the Jobs Stimulus Online Admissions User Guide for step-by-step instructions BEFORE logging on to our online admissions system at the ‘Apply Here’ link below.

    Note: On the online admissions system, you will find this module under the Application Type JS- Culinary & Gastronomic Sc.


    Apply here (Online Admissions System)


    Course Schedule

    Start date: 18/01/2021

    End date: 30/04/2021

    Contact Us


    Vice President International Engagement
    Head of Galway International Hotel School

    Cáit Noone
    Email: Cáit Noone