University of West London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Culinary Arts Management with Placement

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Course summary

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This unique course gives you the technical and practical skills required for a career in culinary arts whilst educating you about the industry and giving you valuable professional management skills. You will also develop intellectual critical thinking and problem solving, essential to a career in any sector. On this course, you will develop a range of kitchen and patisserie techniques as well as studying theoretical modules in areas such as food microbiology, diet and nutrition and gastronomy. You will also undertake a range of management modules to help you to develop the business and people skills needed to become a successful manager within the industry. This course includes a placement year, giving you the chance to apply your learning, gain professional skills and build industry contacts. The placement will be undertaken in a well-recognised establishment. This is a vocationally-focused course, suited to those seeking a career in the food industry. You may also wish to undertake postgraduate study to specialise in a subject you’ve already studied, or to explore something new.

Course details

Modules

This culinary arts management degree is all about your employability. Our approach is to encourage and promote a can-do attitude in all things hospitality. As well as practical culinary techniques, you will learn skills such as finance and accounting, people management and product innovation and development. We will also help you acquire valuable critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that are essential to a career in any sector. Our courses offer opportunities to discuss issues arising from the Covid crisis and examine solutions from a sector perspective. Our course content is developed with support from a wide network of sector professionals to include changes in the industry. The Covid pandemic is creating challenges for the industry but is also driving innovation and change across the sector. Join this career-focused course and graduate in a strong position to be a part of the industry’s transformation. Modules: Year One • Academic Development and Employability • Food and Beverage Operations • Kitchen Techniques • Introduction to Accounting and Finance • Pastry Techniques • Food Microbiology and Hygiene. Year Two • Sustainable Restaurant Production • Diet and Nutrition • Introduction to Human Resources • Research Methods for Managers • Food Innovation. Optional modules: • International Beverage Provision • Applied Sciences for Modernist Cuisine. Year Three • International Gastronomy • Innovation and Entrepreneurship • Culinary Design Concepts • Service Industries Dissertation • Product Development.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
D611
Institution code:
W05
Campus name:
Main site - West London
Campus code:
M

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


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
85%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
International £12750 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Culinary Arts Management with Placement at University of West London - UCAS