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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_FTCXXA_7
  • Field of StudyTourism,Photography,Food Photography
  • Type of CourseCertificate
  • Type of QualificationCertificate
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date
  • Level7
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus

An introduction into the field of food photography, this module enables the learner to investigate the wide-ranging subject of food photography from subject matter choice to printing and on-line dissemination. 


Through visual research, students will explore their individual interest in food and its many forms, culminating in a portfolio of images that reflects their chosen approach. The learner will also gain an introduction to camera skills, image and video processing and the effective use of social media as a marketing tool. 

Course fee: €450


Course Content
  • Visual Research
  • Design Elements
  • Photography & Video Basics
  • Photography Practice
  • Introduction to Image Editing
  • Social Media

Course Delivery

This course operates one evening per week over 12 weeks and consists of 3 hour classes.



CIT: Single Module Certification (5 ECTS credits at Level 7 on the National Framework of Qualifications)

Note: Modifications to the configuration of the course may take place in accordance with changing requirements.

  • Online application is currently closed.

  • Please note that applicants will be required to pay the course fee of €450 online if a place on a course is offered.

  • Late applications may be considered should any places become available.








Course Details

Part-time Information

  • All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 


  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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