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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Malting and Brewing Sciences

KU Leuven

12 months
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6600 EUR/year
6600 EUR/year
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About

The postgraduate in Malting and Brewing Sciences at KU Leuven offers you the unique opportunity to become a malting and brewing expert, and this in the vibrant historical city of Leuven, a true beer city with > 200 breweries in a 100 km radius.

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Overview

This Malting and Brewing Sciences at KU Leuven offers an in-depth understanding of all scientific and technical aspects of malting and brewing.

Additionally, the unique programme provides plenty of industrial exposure via the different company visits and classes taught by industry experts.

Why choose this programme?

  • You will acquire the technical as well as innovation and professional skills to be successful in the international malting and brewing industry.
  • You get a solid understanding of the demands of the malting and brewing industry.
  • You will follow courses given by internationally renowned academic researchers in the field of malting and brewing.
  • You will learn first-hand from industry experts about the current innovations in the malting and brewing industry.
  • You will get hands-on experience in malting and brewing.
  • You will get a clear idea of future careers in the malting and brewing industry.
  • You will be part of a vibrant, international group of students studying malting and brewing sciences.
  • You will visit some of the most iconic breweries in Belgium.
  • You will enrol at Europe's most innovative university.
  • You will study in Belgium, a country whose beer culture is listed as UNESCO world heritage.
  • You will study in the historical city of Leuven, with > 200 breweries in a 100 km radius.

Education

Students that have successfully completed the Postgraduate Programme in Malting and Brewing Sciences will receive the postgraduate certificate in Malting and Brewing Sciences. This certificate is handed out by KU Leuven and signed by the Rector of this university, for the full programme and as evidence of successful completion of the programme. The certificate will also mention the level of achievement (cum laude, magna cum laude, summa cum laude, ...) reached by the student in the programme.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Raw Materials for Malting and Brewing
  • Industrial Microbiology and Fermentation Technology 
  • Brewing, Processing and Equipment
  • Sensory Science and Product Quality
  • Food packaging and Processing
  • Current Topics and Innovations in Malting and Brewing Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

45 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

​​​​​​Students need to have obtained one of the following Master's degrees (or equivalent):

  • Master of Science in Engineering Technology (all)
  • Master of Science in Engineering Science (all)
  • Master of Bioscience engineering (all)
  • Master of Science in Bioengineering Technology (all)
  • Master of Science: Biology
  • Master of Science: Biochemistry and Biotechnology

If you do not possess a Flemish degree for one of these Masters, KU Leuven International Admissions and Mobility will perform a credential evaluation of your obtained degree.

If you have not obtained this degree yet at the time of application, you will be asked to provide us with an attestation that you are indeed currently enrolled for this degree. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

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.

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