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

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: 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 Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Brewing Science Course Administrator
Telephone number: 
0115 951 6610