FAQs

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)What are the minimum educational requirements for admission to RACA?
You must complete high school in order to be eligible for admission to RACA.
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)Do you offer short courses?
Our main programs are our 2 Year Diploma Program and 1 Year Certificate Program. The Academy offers occasionally short courses for private people and Industry professionals, check on our Facebook for announcements. Click here to know more about RACA.
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)Are all courses taught in English?
Yes, due to our international faculty and student body all our classes are taught in English. A minimum of three years schooling in English, a TOEFL grade of 500 or an IELTS grade of 5.0 is required for English as a second language speakers.
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)Do you offer evening classes?
No, we do not. Our courses are structured around full-time study, and require more time than evening classes provide.
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)Is financial aid available?

Financial aid is available to Jordanian students only. If you are a Jordanian student and have been accepted to study at RACA click here to read the scholarships conditions.

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)Is there a focus on a specific type of cuisine?
RACA’s training prepares students for jobs in the food and beverage industry around the world, and exposes students to cuisine from all over the globe.
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)What does an academic course load at RACA look like?

RACA operates on an annual trimester structure. Students study year round (3 trimesters of 14 weeks, including induction and final exam week), five days a week. In total, students receive five days a week, and seven to eight hours a day. In total, students receive 840 hours of practical craft-based learning in our kitchen labs, and 672 hours of classroom lessons, and 1200 of Guided Industry Exposure.

Click here to view the Academic Program.

The RACA 2-year Diploma program can serve as the start to your Bachelor’s Degree, which can be completed it at one of our partner universities.

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)Is student housing available?
RACA offers competitively priced fully furnished apartments for rent to accepted students. Located only 10 minutes by car from campus, and close to many amenities and attractions in Amman, these make for great accommodation while studying at RACA.
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)What is a typical daily / weekly student schedule?
Students study Sunday-Thursday, for 5 – 7 hours a day. Weekends are personal time, but we do offer Student Activities throughout the year.
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)Where is the RACA campus located?
The RACA Campus is located near the heart of modern Amman, close to any amenities, entertainment and recreational venues, and more. All of which is easy accessible by public transport
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)Where can I work after graduation?
Graduates from RACA can be employed anywhere in the world.
The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA)What kind of jobs can I get with a diploma or certificate from RACA?

View our list of potential jobs in the food and beverage industry or the field of hospitality.

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