The quickly developing craft industry, both in brewing and distilling, requires graduates with knowledge of modern instrumentation and this programme will ensure you build the skills and know-how required to perform successfully in the industry.
- MSc programmes in Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University last for one year (September to August inclusive) and include a substantial research project.
- Our series of ‘Fit for work’ events held on campus include seminars, talks, networking and recruitment exercises and involve a range of industry professionals from graduates with their own companies, to representatives from the major breweries and distilling companies.
- Cereals, Malting and Mashing
- Wort Boiling and Fermentation
- Distilling and Whisky Maturation
- Filtration and Packaging
- Critical Analysis and Research Preparation
- Research project (MSc only)
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
National deadline is for Scottish and RUK students.
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- For MSc entry, candidates must hold a First or Second Class Honours Degree, or equivalent qualification from a British or overseas university, in a science or engineering subject (for example, Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Chemical/Mechanical Engineering).
- For Diploma entry, candidates must hold a degree, preferably at Honours level, in an appropriate subject as defined above. Candidates who do not necessarily fulfil the above criteria may wish to apply to the Diploma programme. All such cases are given individual consideration.
International20808 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20808 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Part time fees:
- UK/EU: £4,500
- Overseas: £10,404
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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