Master in Cooking and Sweet World

Studying bakery and gastronomy

Discover with this master’s degree the synergies between the sweet and savory worlds. In our gastronomy university you will learn about raw materials, treatments, techniques, pastries, trends in cooking and sweet world and cuisines of the world.

Gastronomy is constantly evolving with new techniques and trends. Continuous training is therefore the best tool to excel as a professional. With this objective in mind, we have designed an eminently practical program that allows you to learn about the synergies between cooking and the sweet world. The goal is to help you become a versatile professional capable of meeting the needs of the industry.

Start:March 2023
Credits:60 ECTS
Price:7.500€
Seats:12
Language:Spanish
Location:Castellón, Spain, Europe
Format:On-site
Practices:3 monts

Who is this master's degree in cooking for?

This master’s degree is aimed at professionals who want to make a qualitative leap in their training and professional career. The ideal student profile for the master’s degree is that of a graduate in the field of gastronomy or confectionery.

What do they say about our gastronomy university?

Objectives of the Master in Cuisine and Sweet World

This program specializes in discovering the synergies between the sweet and savory worlds, providing knowledge about raw materials, treatments, techniques, trends and cuisines of the world. A solid basis for developing innovative proposals.

Content of the Master's Degree in Confectionery

Technical knowledge is a fundamental tool to achieve attractive gastronomic proposals. This master’s degree covers from classic to the most avant-garde techniques, with creativity management as the common thread.

The objectives of this block are to know and apply different types of preprocessing. You will discover the characteristics of the treatment of the products, the most current avant-garde techniques and the machinery and processes involved in order to achieve the expected results in your elaborations.

Gastronomic trends are the guidelines that govern market demand. For this reason, this master’s degree reviews the proposals that mark the current trends in cooking and baking.

You will deepen in the most current gastronomic trends and proposals. It will provide a global vision that will cover both the conceptual and technical point of view of culinary trends and will allow you to obtain the knowledge that will enable you to develop current and innovative gastronomic proposals in sweet and savory cuisine.

The program covers from the basics of classic bakery pastry making to the latest techniques of avant-garde desserts. The properties of raw materials, new market trends and the most innovative proposals are studied in depth: this way you will be able to create a quality sweet gastronomic offer.

The Master’s thesis will allow you to put into practice all the knowledge acquired by presenting a personal gastronomic proposal, adapted to current market trends. This project is an exercise of integration of all the contents received.

In the gastronomic field, the practical aspect is of vital importance. In your internship, you will apply all your knowledge in a real work situation, which will enable you to enter the labor market.

You will develop your skills and experience professional practice, without forgetting that you will come into contact with companies related to your training, thus improving your insertion in the labor market and favoring your employability.

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Tuition and fees

The deadline for applications will remain open until the training is fully booked (limited places). The program, dates, prices and teachers are subject to change. Gasma reserves the right to cancel the program if it considers that the requirements for a successful program are not met.

What does the registration fee include?

Announcements

In the following drop-down menu you can check the prices of the current open call and the next available calls.

March 2023

Registration fee

150€ Reimbursable in case of non-admission

Reservation

4.120 € * 48 hours after confirming admission.

First installment

3,230 * 30 days after the beginning of the master’s program.

TOTAL

7.500 €

International Fee

600 € *International students only (optional)

The deadline for applications will remain open until the training is fully booked (limited places).

Admission and enrollment process

To apply for admission to the degree, the process indicated in the following chart must be followed.

1. APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION

Enrolling is easy: you must fill in the admission form. We will then contact you via email so that you can complete the last step: paying your registration fee. Don’t worry: if you are not admitted, we will refund your fee.

2. INTERVIEW

Within 24 hours of receiving your application, you will be scheduled for a personal interview* with a member of the Gasma faculty or admissions team.

The purpose of the interview is to get to know the candidates, and to assess their knowledge of the industry and their aptitude for the program.

In this interview, we will provide you with all the documents you must provide to complete your application.

3. EVALUATION

After the personal interview the Admissions Committee will evaluate your application.
Once your application has been evaluated, we will inform you of the result.

4. RESERVE

If you have been accepted… Congratulations! The admission process has been completed.

In order to secure your place, it is necessary to formalize the payment of the reservation.

Once the registration fee has been paid, remember to send to profesionales@gasma.es the following information: ID/Passport, Resume, Letter of motivation and required academic documentation.

* If you are unable to attend in person, the interview can also be conducted via Skype.

Career opportunities

The world of gastronomy has a markedly interdisciplinary character. There is a wide variety of activities linked to the gastronomic and culinary sector, developing different professional profiles. Among others:

Frequently Asked Questions

Gasma is located in Castellón de la Plana (Valencian Community), Spain. The nearest airport is Valencia international airport (70 km away). Our city is located 2 hours by train from Barcelona and a little less than 3 hours from the capital of Spain, Madrid.

Gasma – Gastronomic Campus
Avenida Enrique Gimeno, 67
12006 Castellón, España, EU
Tel: +34 964 217 649

Our international student body continues to grow. We have students of more than 75 nationalities. European students do not need a visa to study in Spain. On the other hand, non-European students must obtain the corresponding visa that includes the authorization to stay in the country.
Students from certain countries are exempt from obtaining a visa as long as their stay in Spain does not exceed three months.
The visa will be requested and issued at the Spanish Consular Offices abroad. Once in Spain, Gasma offers non-EU students the optional International Fee service: with it, they can apply for the foreign student card through the Immigration Office or the corresponding police station within one month of their arrival.

To make your stay easier and more comfortable during your studies, Gasma has agreements with various organizations to provide our students with nearby housing options. In advance of your arrival you will be able to choose and book your accommodation in an apartment, student residence, etc. Contact our admissions department to clarify any doubts regarding this issue.

All our masters and diplomas have a teaching staff composed of professionals with extensive experience and teaching skills.
The organizational structure of our programs is composed of an academic coordinator who is joined by other expert professors from the different training areas of each degree to complete the teaching panel.
Dependiendo del título, cada módulo de contenido cuenta con la participación de expertos conocedores del mismo: desde chefs, expertos en tecnología de los alimentos, nutricionistas, productores, expertos en negocios culinarios, gerentes, emprendedores, Pastry chefs, sumillers y expertos en sala…Todos ellos forman parte de nuestro Culinary Team y compartirán su visión sobre la gastronomía.

Yes. The Master in Cuisine and Sweet World includes a two-month internship at the end of the course. This is where the best part of your training begins. We offer you the possibility of choosing your internship among the hundreds of agreements that Gasma has with restaurants, bakeries and gastronomic businesses throughout Spain and internationally. You will be able to do your internship in capitals such as Barcelona, Madrid, Santiago de Compostela, Lombardy (Italy), London, in countries such as Austria, Denmark, USA, Canada, etc. You should know that many students get jobs as a result of the internships they complete. It is a unique opportunity to create your own network of contacts in the sweet world.

Do you need help with the arrangements prior to your arrival in Spain as an international student? Don’t worry, our International Admissions Office has put together this package of exclusive services that will smooth the way for you. You’ll see how easy it is to settle into your new home!

This service, completely optional for international students, includes help in finding accommodation, assistance in the management of residence documents, free pick-up and first night’s accommodation upon arrival in Spain, tourist, leisure and cultural information to make the most of your stay, a transportation card for your first trips around the city and the processing of a prepaid SIM card that will allow you to talk and surf the Internet from the first moment you arrive.

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