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Brewing and Distilling by Distance Learning

Heriot-Watt University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
1100 GBP/module
1100 GBP/module
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Tuition fee
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About

The Brewing and Distilling by Distance Learning programme at Heriot-Watt University prepare candidates for entry into the malting, brewing or distilling industries, or to conduct research. 

Overview

The Brewing and Distilling by Distance Learning programme at Heriot-Watt University covers a broad range of subjects, from brewing science and chemical engineering, to business studies and production management.

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.

Professional recognition

The Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) offer graduates the opportunity for exemption from the Diploma in Brewing, or Diploma in Distilling should they, later in their career, wish to undertake the IBD Master Brewer or Master Distiller qualification through the IBD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Raw Materials and Wort Preparation
  • Fermentation Technology and Product Analysis
  • Project Studies
  • Distillation and Whisky Maturation
  • Filtration and Packaging
  • Production Management for Brewing and Distilling
  • Research Project

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1100 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1100 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1100 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1100 GBP per module and a duration of 24 months.

£1100 per course, £2400 dissertation

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Our partners

Brewing and Distilling by Distance Learning
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