University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Brewing Science

The course has been developed for individuals working in the brewing industry, providing a key pathway for continuing professional development; it is intended to advance students' understanding of the scientific principles of the brewing process and to develop and demonstrate a cross-process multi-disciplinary approach to optimising brewery unit operations and improving beer quality.

Entry requirements

2.2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject. Applicants holding other qualifications may also be accepted. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 (no less than 5.5 in any element).

Course modules

Modules: raw materials for brewing; brewhouse processes; brewery yeast management; fermentation and yeast handling; beer maturation; brewery waste management and environmental issues; brewing microbiology; beer flavour development and sensory analysis; beer analysis and quality management; packaging of beer; research project; brewing research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 20,330 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,420 per Whole course (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 13,555 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Brewing Science Course Administrator
Telephone number: 
0115 951 6610