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Applied Culinary Nutrition

What is... MSc in Applied Culinary Nutrition?
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.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements?
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.


2 years part-time.

Method of Delivery: Classroom, Online.

Schedule: 2 Evenings per week.

Careers or further progression

What are my career opportunities?
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.

Further enquiries

Contact Us
Annette Sweeney

Subjects taught

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


Location: Tallaght.

Application date

How To Apply?
Please see "Application Weblink" below.

Enrolment and start dates

Commencement Date: September 2019.

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