Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Brewing and Distilling

This programme prepares candidates for entry into the malting, brewing or distilling industries, or to conduct research.

Entry requirements

For MSc entry: 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent qualification, from a British or overseas university, in a science or engineering subject (e.g. biological sciences, chemistry or chemical/mechanical engineering); for Diploma: a degree, preferably at Honours level, in an appropriate subject. The minimum requirement for English language is IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules: cereals, malting and mashing; wort boiling, fermentation and beer maturation; project studies; distillation and whisky maturation;
filtration and packaging; production management.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of scholarships are available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 EUR 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 EUR 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 EUR 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 EUR 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 EUR 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 EUR 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,050 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,220 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Life Sciences
Telephone number: 
0131 4513455