University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Brewing (Principles and Practice)

The course is designed for individuals in the brewing and allied industries who would like to improve their understanding of the scientific principles and practice of the brewing process; it is also highly suitable for those aspiring to a career as a practical brewer.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as biological chemistry, biochemical engineering or other relevant sciences; relevant workplace experience is considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 with at least 5.0 in any element or TOEFL paper based 550 with 4.0 TWE or TOEFL computer based 213 with 4.0 TWE or TOEFL IBT 79 (no less than 19 in any element) are required.

Course modules

Core modules: Raw materials for brewing; brewhouse processes; brewery yeast management; fermentation and yeast handling; beer maturation and filtration.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on an examination.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Online study £ 6,455 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Online study £ 6,455 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