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Brewing: Principles and Practice (E Learning), Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 13 months
    Duration
University rank #82 (QS) Online
This Brewing: Principles and Practice (E Learning) PGCert course offered at the University of Nottingham 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. 

About

The Brewing: Principles and Practice (E Learning) PGCert programme offered at the University of Nottingham would also be highly suitable for those aspiring to a career as a practical brewer. 

It has been specifically designed for part-time distance learning so that you can acquire and practise skills in your work environment. Modules are delivered by a combination of interactive e-learning and intensive advanced residential courses. 

Key facts

  • The UK Midlands region has strong historic links to brewing and our campus is situated just a short drive away from the famous brewing centre of Burton-upon-Trent
  • The School of Biosciences is one of the largest and strongest schools of its kind in the UK

Careers and professional development

This course is aimed at individuals working in the brewing industry and is particularly suitable for those aspiring to a career as a practical brewer. 

You may also find this course relevant if you are working or wish to pursue a career in brewing process and production or you are a recent graduate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Raw Materials for Brewing
  • Brewhouse Processes
  • Brewery Yeast Management
  • Fermentation and Yeast Handling
  • Beer Maturation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 13 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):

    193

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8010 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2745 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2745 GBP per year and a duration of 13 months.
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