University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Brewing (Optimisation Using Technical Approaches)

This course is designed for individuals in the brewing and allied industries who would like to develop problem-solving skills to investigate and resolve brewing process and beer quality issues; the course is suitable for those wishing to advance in a production or technical management career and individuals with responsibility for the implementation of technical governance.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in an agricultural, biological or other relevant science; applicants whose 1st language is not English require TOEFL 550 (no less than 4 in TWE) or IBT 79 (minimum 17 in any element), or IELTS 6.0 or above with no less than 5 in any element.

Course modules

Brewery waste management and environment issues; brewing microbiology; beer flavour and development and sensory analysis; beer analysis and quality management; packaging of beer.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a written test.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 6,150 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 6,150 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sutton Bonington Campus Loughborough LE12 5RD East Midlands

Key information

Brewing Science Course Administrator
Telephone number: 
0115 951 6610