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PROGRAMME 
OVERVIEW

The Culinary Institute of America

Bachelor of Professional Studies in
Culinary Arts Management

Offering the proven curriculum the CIA delivers at its United States campuses, The Culinary Institute of America's Bachelor of Professional Studies in Culinary Arts Management will build students' command of global product knowledge, business skills, and an in-depth understanding of the culinary and catering industries.

The programme will also cover more advanced areas of study such as revenue management and marketing for the foodservice and hospitality industries. Throughout the programme, theoretical components of the programme such as business theory and language lessons will be balanced with the honing of culinary and service skills through hands-on learning and projects in the state-of-the-art kitchens and public restaurants at the CIA's Singapore campus.

Graduates can expect to have a wide range of career options, including executive chef, entrepreneur, hospitality management professional, restaurant and bakery owner, food critic, and much more.

Learn more about SIT-CIA's Bachelor of Professional Studies in Culinary Arts Management.

MODULE 
SYNOPSIS

The Culinary Institute of America 
Culinary Arts Management, BPS

Overview

As a CIA student, you'll come to understand food in a way that will perfectly complement your previous management studies. You will learn cooking and baking methods, gain leadership skills, and develop an understanding of the business of food that will serve you well in everything you do. You will explore subjects that will broaden your mind and grow your critical thinking skills. Your CIA culinary education will not just change the way you think about food; it will change the way you think about the world.

Highlights of the CIA bachelor’s degree programme:

  • A proven curriculum that gives you well-rounded knowledge and skills you need to succeed in the food profession
  • 1,300-plus hours of hands-on culinary training
  • Front- and back-of-the-house experience in an on-campus public restaurant, in both a casual and formal setting
  • An overseas immersion programme focusing on Food, Wine, and (Agri)culture.

 


Programme Structure

Year 1 Semester 1

Year 1 Semester 2

Year 2 Semester 1

Year 2 Semester 2

Stage 2.2.6

Top-Up Modules

Students without relevant diplomas, or a minimum "C" grade in relevant courses for credit transfer will be required to take additional top-up modules in order to complete the required 132-credit programme.

Pre-semester

Year 1 Semester 1

Year 1 Semester 2

Year 2 Semester 2

Year 2 Semester 2 - Stage 2.2.6

Year 2 Semester 2 - Stage 2.2.7

ELIGILIBITY
 

The Culinary Institute of America 
Culinary Arts Management, BPS

Full-time diplomas awarded by the five local polytechnics in Culinary Catering Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management and Leisure and Resort Management.

Other diploma graduates in hospitality, tourism, culinary management, food science and nutrition may also be considered. Credit transfers and bridging will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. 

Applicants who are not graduates from a Polytechnic in Singapore, but have completed a formal 12-year education equivalent to A-Levels, are eligible to apply for the following degree programme at SIT.

Overseas University Partner

Degree Programmes

Subject Requirement(s)

The Culinary Institute of America

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Culinary Arts Management

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OIP
 

The Culinary Institute of America 
Culinary Arts Management, BPS

All students will have to complete a 3-week immersion programme that comprises a unique and enriching travel experience across Northern California. The Food, Wine and (Agri)culture Trip begins at the home campus of the CIA in Greystone at St Helena, California.  From there, students embark on a road trip through the Napa Valley, with stop-overs and visits to wineries and vineyards, food processing plants, speciality restaurants and a broad variety of food-related businesses to deepen the students’ knowledge in the culinary culture of America.

The estimated cost of this overseas immersion programme ranges from S$8,500 - S$9,500.

Note: Estimated costs are dependent on prevailing currency exchange rate and flight ticket prices.

CONTACT
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The Culinary Institute of America 
Culinary Arts Management, BPS

For admission-related queries, please email to Adm@SingaporeTech.edu.sg
For general and programme-related queries, please email to AcdPrg@SingaporeTech.edu.sg 


Xiang Ning

Associate Professor Xiang Ning
Programme Director

choo geok cheng
 

Ms Choo Geok Cheng
Assistant Manager, Academic Programmes

Location:

Temasek Polytechnic
21 Tampines Avenue 1
Singapore 529757

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