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Course summary

In this Future Food and Culinary Management course, you will focus on the industry’s most prevalent issues facing the food and beverage industry. Emphasis will be drawn towards the scientific aspects of the discipline whilst teaching you the culinary skills and techniques necessary to prepare you to build a successful career in this exciting and growing industry. The overarching purpose of the course will be to give you a holistic understanding of sustainability, new and future technology, analytics, management and leadership intrinsically linked to the food and beverage industry. While you study this course, you will develop essential skills, such as SMART: Professionals; being Service Minded, have Managerial skills, being Analytical, Responsible and have Technological awareness. The course will take a multi-disciplinary approach, delivering a combination of theoretical and practical classes, giving you an educational experience with the time to learn and the opportunity to develop their skills. The versatile and experienced teaching team encourage culinary creativity whilst drawing focus on the fast-growing importance of sustainability; people, planet and profit. Whilst on the course, you will engage directly with industry through our well-developed links within the food and hospitality sector. You will have opportunities that will enable you to raise your personal profile by entering competitions, attending workshops, masterclasses and talks given by industry professionals. These opportunities can help you develop a professional network, gain valuable experience and prepare you for a career as a leader in the modern food industry. Placement* You can choose to study a placement year module to develop your employability skillset and enhance professional development and career prospects. While you will be responsible for finding your own placement, our placement office can give you guidance and exposure to employers through career fairs. *As we are in unprecedented and unpredictable times, there is no guarantee that you will be successful in securing a placement in the UK in the future. If you choose a course with placement/internship route we would like to advise you that if a placement/internship opportunity does not arise when you are expected to undertake the placement then the University will automatically transfer you to the non-internship route. This is to ensure you are still successful in being awarded a degree.


Today’s international food landscape is rapidly developing. Our relationship with producing, selling and consuming food evolves as consumer and environmental demands change the marketplace. Are you ready to be competitive in this developing industry? Whether you want to run your own restaurant, develop food products, become a chef or run your own business; studying on the BSc Future Food and Culinary Management degree will prepare you as a service focused professional with a sustainable mind-set, ready for the technological and environmental changes of the future. Modules: Year One • Becoming a Food Professional • Fundamentals of Pastry • Creating the Restaurant Experience • Principles of Food Microbiology • Introduction to Future Food and Culinary Management • Managing Financial Information for the Culinary Professional. Year Two • Health and Nutrition • Talent Management and Leadership • Pastry Technology and Future Trends (a plant-based approach) • Sustainable Menu Design • Research Methods. Optional modules: • Digital Marketing and Consumer Behaviour • Food Quality and Sensory Analysis (Lab based). Year Three • Consumer Behaviour and Ready-Meal Products • Sustainable Food Systems • Sustainable Confectionary Management • Designing the Dining Experience: from the Diners’ Perspective • Dissertation.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Year 4

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

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2024/25 tuition fees tbc
Future Food and Culinary Management with Placement at University of West London - UCAS