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Culinary Arts Applied Nutrition / Chothú Cócaireachta Feidhmeach

Course Title: Master of Science in Culinary Arts Applied Nutrition

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

TU Dublin'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 course. 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 course 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 (MSc ACN)
  • Flavour Science (MSc ACN)
  • Food Regulatory Affairs (MSc ACN)

Semester 2

  • Human Nutrition (MSc ACN) PUBLISHED
  • Culinary Nutrition Research Studies(MSc ACN)

Semester 3

  • Culinary Nutrition Professional Practice(MSc. ACN)
  • Strategic Marketing for the Contemporary Chef (MSc ACN)
  • Nutrition Assessment (MSc ACN)

Semester 4

  • Applied Research Project (MSc ACN)

This course runs over 2 evenings per week over 2 years via blended learning, with one evening delivered on campus and the other delivered mainly online.

Applications for this course are now open


For queries on the application process please contact: 
Or call the Lifelong Learning Team on: 01 220 7432
TU Code



Level 9


Master of Science


2 years

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2023





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