Applied Culinary Nutrition / MSc sa Chothú Cócaireachta Feidhmeach

Programme Title: MSc in Culinary Applied Nutrition

Applicants are required to hold a Level 8 (honours) degree in a relevant discipline.

TU Dublin Tallaght’s policy on recognition of prior learning applies.

Applications will be considered from graduates holding a Level 7 (ordinary) degree in a related discipline who have gained sufficient industry experience to have achieved the equivalent learning as graduates from an appropriate Level 8 (honours) degree programme. Level 7 graduates who wish to apply under TU Dublin Tallaght’s policy on recognition of prior learning must provide details of their learning and experiences since graduation, as part of their application.

TU Dublin Tallaght will invite applicants for an interview during which they will be examined as to their suitability for the programme. Applicants holding a Level 7 degree need to demonstrate that they have worked applying skills which typically would be acquired at Level 8.

The aim of this programme is to provide graduates with the advanced knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to creatively and confidently innovate food production in food service for health and wellness, in line with current food and dietary trends.

Graduates from the MSc in Applied Culinary Nutrition will develop scientific and culinary nutrition skills to work in diverse roles in the food sector including: food production and service, culinary innovation and food product development, food marketing, food science research, nutritional analysis, food consultancy.

Semester 1

  • Applied Food Science
  • Flavour Science
  • Food Regulatory Affairs

Semester 2

  • Human Nutrition
  • Culinary Nutrition Research Studies

Semester 3

  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Strategic Marketing for the Contemporary Chef
  • Culinary Nutrition Professional Practice

Semester 4

  • Applied Research Project

2 Evenings per week over 2 years

  • This course is now closed for applications for September 2021

For queries on the application process please contact:

Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on: 01 220 7432

TU Code



NFQ Level 9


MSc in Applied Culinary Nutrition


2 Years

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2021





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