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Course summary

This specialist Master's course will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience to secure your first destination role in the Brewing industry. We focus on developing both practical and technical skills, enabling our graduates to enter a variety of roles ranging from production to R&D, Technical, or further study (e.g. a PhD in Brewing Science). Our expertise means you'll understand in-depth the scientific principles behind the brewing process. We'll give you the skills to innovate, problem-solve, and carry out robust research at laboratory and pilot plant scales.

  • Learn at the International Centre for Brewing Science
  • Expert guidance from teaching staff and specialist brewing practitioners
  • Build your practical brewing experience
  • Learn how to design, brew and market your own beers
  • Develop career skills and networking opportunities
Brewing research project You'll apply the knowledge, skills and experience gained throughout the course. It gives you ownership of your particular piece of research. Design, conduct, evaluate, report and communicate a piece of time-limited academic research. Ideally, the research area should be of value to the company hosting the project. You should use appropriate experimental design strategies and statistical methods of analysis. This will also develop your skills in writing research papers.


Learn about the fundamentals of brewing, the latest methods in practical brewing and brewhouse processes, and the management of yeast. Learn how to assess the quality of beer and the impact of microorganisms on beer processes.

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

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Brewing Science and Practice at University of Nottingham - UCAS