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Course summary

Are you passionate about food and drink? Whether you want to manage a restaurant, become a private chef or develop new food products, on this course you will learn the technical and professional skills you need for a career in culinary arts management. While studying, you will benefit from valuable hands-on experience, working with leading industry professionals. You will learn a range of kitchen and patisserie techniques as well as studying areas such as food microbiology, diet, nutrition and gastronomy. In addition, we will help you to develop the business and people skills needed to become a successful manager within the food industry. The foundation year course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to continue onto your Honours degree. You will study a range of subjects that will underpin your future study and also gain valuable experience of university life, with full access to campus facilities. Successful completion of the year allows you to progress straight onto Level 4 of this course.

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: Foundation • Personalised Learning • Academic Performance • Business Environment in Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism • Careers in the Heat Industry Introduction to Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism • Delivering the Customer Experience. 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:
D603
Institution code:
W05
Campus name:
Main site - West London
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
87%
Student satisfaction
68%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
78%
Go onto work and study

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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 £14250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Further information regarding fees can be found at www.uwl.ac.uk
Culinary Arts Management with Foundation Year at University of West London - UCAS