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NEXT EDITION: SEPTEMBER 2024
Gain the skills for teaching in the Culinary Field.
Education is fundamental for transmitting knowledge. It's important to view it as a constant process rather than a static concept. What's the formula? Treating it as ever-evolving, receiving stimuli from various areas, people, and moments. Those who achieve this become what we know as educators.
This program is designed for culinary professionals who wish to share their knowledge and experiences with the future generations of chefs and other industry players. Throughout this journey, students will acquire the pedagogical and didactic skills necessary to teach effectively in culinary settings, whether it's in educational institutions, culinary schools, or professional training programs.
We understand that professional opportunities may vary depending on the geographic location and individual preferences of students. However, with this program, participants can take on roles and positions in the following areas:
On March 30, we conducted an online information session with the Coordinators of this Master's program, Anaïs Iglesias and Arantza Mongelos. During this session, we explored the subjects and the learning methodology, career prospects from this program, and discussed the teaching dates, the admission process, and the enrollment deadlines for this university degree.
You can now watch the recording of the session and learn more about the master's program in detail. Just put the option of english subtitules and enjoy.
The Master's program is aimed at individuals with the following profiles:
The general objective of the program is to provide the necessary skills to train innovative educators in the field of gastronomy, so they can facilitate various teaching and learning processes in the educational settings specific to the gastronomy field.
The curriculum for the Master's program is composed of mandatory and elective subjects. Out of the 5 available elective subjects, 4 must be chosen.
The Master's program is taught using the "learning by doing" methodology, which is based on the idea that the best way to learn is through practical experience and direct action. Instead of focusing solely on theory and passive instruction, this methodology promotes students acquiring knowledge and skills through active participation in practical activities and real projects.
The distance learning methodology is based on the use of the Mondragon Unibertsitatea Virtual Campus and attendance at synchronous classes for each subject. All activities are supported by individual and/or group tutorials, as well as a process of assessment before, during, and after. Before starting the various modules, a Welcome Plan is carried out, including online sessions to familiarize students with the objectives, methodology, and the virtual learning environment.
Some of the characteristics of the learning process in this program include:
Learn from Industry Experts with Experience!
Students will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished professionals in the field, recognized for their academic, intellectual, and social influence, as well as their impactful contributions. The program features a panel of instructors composed of experienced culinary experts with specialized knowledge in the field of Gastronomy.
COORDINATORS OF THE MASTER
Arantza's journey through the world of education began with a Bachelor's Degree in English Philology from EHU-UPV. Her passion for learning and teaching led her to further her studies with a Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics at the University of Edinburgh, expanding her horizons and expertise in the field. As she continued to delve into the intricacies of education, Arantza's dedication to her craft shone through. This dedication culminated in her earning a Ph.D. in Psychopedagogy from the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU). With her doctorate in hand, she embarked on a path of teaching and research at Mondragon Unibertsitatea. Over the years, Arantza's commitment to education has taken various forms, from coordinating Bachelor's and Master's degree projects to contributing to transfer projects in different educational centers. Her role as the Coordinator of the Bachelor's degree program in the Faculty of Humanities and Education Sciences at Mondragon Unibertsitatea exemplified her dedication to shaping the future of education. In addition to her contributions within her university, Arantza has also been a university coordinator for international projects at MEi (Mondragon Educación Internacional), showcasing her global perspective in the ever-evolving field of education.
With a Ph.D. in Economics and Business Management from the University of Deusto and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, Anaïs embarked on a remarkable journey in the world of academia and business. Her story began with two years of consulting, where she delved into the intricacies of public administration strategy and business development, navigating challenges in both Spain and the United States. In 2005, her path led her to the University of Deusto, where she dedicated 13 years to projects that revolved around entrepreneurship education, social value-based education, and extensive research across various departments. Anaïs's work spanned European, national, and regional projects, each focused on fostering social innovation and enhancing business competitiveness. Her contributions extended to multiple publications and scientific disseminations, showcasing her commitment to sharing knowledge. Teaching has also been a significant part of her journey, beginning in 2014 when she shared her expertise in various university classrooms. And, since September 2018, Anaïs has become an integral part of Basque Culinary Center, where she has played a vital role in entrepreneurship coordination, adding yet another chapter to her story of educational and professional excellence.
EXPERT TEACHING STAFF
With a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences and a doctorate from the Faculty of Humanities and Education Sciences (HUHEZI) at Mondragon Unibertsitatea (MU), Xabier's teaching journey has spanned various educational levels, from Preschool to Vocational Training. His passion for teaching started in the field of experimental sciences, including Primary, Secondary, High School, and Vocational Training.Xabier has also actively contributed to curriculum material development, primarily for Primary Education. His research initiatives have involved various innovative projects in didactic-pedagogical contexts, both nationally and internationally. He has played a crucial role in numerous training and transfer programs at national and international levels throughout his career.Currently, Xabier focuses on researching teaching-learning contexts, analyzing underlying pedagogical models, and exploring interactive dynamics within these environments.
Nagore Iñurrategi Irizar
Nagore is an accomplished educator with a strong academic background and extensive experience in the education sector. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Innovation and Intervention through a collaborative effort between Mondragon Unibertsitatea and the University of Vic-Central University of Catalonia in 2018. Her research focused on designing and validating facilitation tools for analyzing inclusive educational contexts, reflecting her commitment to improving education. Nagore's educational qualifications include a degree in Educational Psychology and studies in Special Education at Mondragon Unibertsitatea. She is actively engaged at Mondragon Unibertsitatea in the Faculty of Humanities and Education Sciences, particularly in the Teaching-Learning Processes Area. As a Research Professor, she contributes to the Research Group on Innovation and Intervention in Inclusive Education, teaching various subjects in different programs, including the Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education and the University Master's Degree in Learning Facilitation and Innovation. Her expertise spans educational research, support for a dignified life, child development, auditory anatomy, and educational treatments, among other areas.
Asier Lauzurika Arrondo
Asier is an educator with a strong background and experience in the fields of Social Sciences and Education. In his academic career, he obtained a Diploma in Music Education from Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea in 2005, and later, in 2007, he graduated in Educational Psychology from the same institution. Asier has played an essential role in teaching, delivering various subjects in the Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education and the University Master's Degree in Learning Facilitation and Innovation. In addition to his teaching work, Asier has been actively involved in educational research and innovation. He has presented papers and communications at national congresses, contributing to dialogue and progress in his field of study. His commitment to education and research makes him a valuable asset to the academic community, contributing to the development of future education professionals and the critical analysis of today's society from an educational perspective.
Sirats Santa Cruz
Sirats is an educator with a strong background and experience in the fields of education and research. In 2014, she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education from Mondragon Unibertsitatea, and in 2016, she continued her academic development by earning a Master's Degree in the Development and Management of Methodological Didactic Innovation Projects in Educational Institutions, also at the same institution. Currently, Sirats is part of the team at Mondragon Unibertsitatea, where she works in the Faculty of Humanities and Education Sciences, specifically in the Teaching-Learning Processes Area. Her commitment to education and research is reflected in her position as an adjunct professor and her affiliation with the Research Group on Innovation and Intervention in Inclusive Education in the field of Education. In addition to her teaching work, Sirats has demonstrated a strong commitment to educational research, having published articles in indexed journals and presented papers and communications at national congresses. Her participation in research projects and contracts has contributed to advancing knowledge in the field of education.
Graduated in Food Science and Technology from the University of Granada and is an illustrator. Currently a member of the Technical Committee of the Master's Degree in Gastronomic Sciences and a professor in the Bachelor's Degree in Gastronomy and Culinary Arts, as well as in some of the different master's degrees taught at Basque Culinary Center.
The total cost of the Master's program is €9.500 which will be paid as follows:
The price includes:
The Admissions Committee of the Faculty of Humanities and Education Sciences at Mondragon University will be responsible for evaluating applications and selecting admitted candidates.
2. Document Submission
LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATION:
Students whose native language is not Spanish must demonstrate their proficiency in Spanish at the DELE B2 level or higher. Having an English level of B2 is recommended for the comprehension of documentation, papers, etc.
OTHER DOCUMENTATION: In addition to the above documentation, all students must submit:
3. Payment of Enrollment Reservation Admitted students will be required to pay a reservation fee of €1,000.
It is important to note that:
For inquiries and further information, please contact:
Phone: (+34) 688 603 800
Newly enrolled students must pass at least 20% of the credits for which they are registered. After this phase, each student will have a maximum of four examination opportunities per subject.