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Course snapshot Whether you want to be an executive head chef at a 5-star hotel, manage the kitchen of a high-profile restaurant or create new products as a development chef, our Culinary Arts Management Top-up course at University College Birmingham will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience you need. We are an established and well-respected provider of training and qualifications for the food industry, with the likes of Michelin-starred restaurant owner Brad Carter and Raymond Blanc Cookery School senior tutor Rebecca Boast among our culinary arts graduates. You'll be supported throughout your studies by our state-of-the-art facilities, highly specialised lecturers and excellent industry links, giving you the ideal preparation for a wide variety of career pathways. Who’s the course for? This course is designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5) and is keen to enter a range of careers in the food industry such as new product and menu development, catering or food service management. Why should I study this course?
- PRACTICAL APPLICATION – Test your skills by developing new products for a range of market sectors, as well as working in our kitchens and restaurant on campus
- ENRICHMENT – Gain insight from leading guest speakers and opportunities for further research thanks to our extensive array of food industry contacts
- EXPERT TUITION – Learn from our expert chef lecturers with a wealth of experience of the culinary arts industry
- IN-DEPTH RESEARCH – Undertake an independent research project on a subject of your choice in line with your career aims
- Product and menu development
- Food service management
- Food journalism
- Culinary Product Innovation and Creativity
- Hospitality Operations Management
- Research Project
- Strategic Hospitality Management
- Cross-cultural and Global Management in Hospitality
- Culinary Entrepreneurship Management
- Financial Strategy
- Innovation and Creativity Management in Hospitality and Tourism
Note: Indicative information only – actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction. Teaching Example of a typical teaching week (up to 19 contact hours):
- Large group teaching – 4 hours
- Smaller group teaching – 2 hours
- Practical kitchen session – 10 hours
- Tutorials – 1-2 hours
- Subject advice sessions – 2 hours
- Coursework – 52%
- Practical assessment – 32%
- Written examinations – 16%
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 4
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
- **Transferring from another university** At University College Birmingham, we consider applications from students who have studied, or are currently studying, a Higher Education course and now wish to transfer universities. - **What do I need to do?** To make an enquiry about studying at University College Birmingham, you will need to complete our online enquiry form -> **https://portal.ucb.ac.uk/#/admissions/ucb-direct-apply** Consideration for advanced entry will be dependent on the modules of your previous course, and how well this matches to the content of the course you wish to transfer to at University College Birmingham. Additionally, the process will be dependent on the number of credits achieved on your current course. Where similar study is apparent, it may be possible for us to award Accreditation for Previous Learning (APL) and, therefore, advanced entry onto a course at UCB will be permitted. Please note; due to the nature of this process, all applications are considered on an individual basis.
All non-EU international students can apply directly via our online application forms: https://portal.ucb.ac.uk/#/admissions/direct-application/intro Undergraduate applicants can also apply via UCAS, if they wish to apply to more than one university. The International Admissions team aim to respond to any new application made directly via the online application form within 5 working days of receipt. However, this can vary during peak application periods (particularly January-March) or if the team require additional information to process your application. Applicants who apply to transfer to University College Birmingham on to a second year or final year of a course will have their previous course matched for entry. Each application is considered individually and careful consideration is given to all information on your application form. We may also need to contact you regarding your immigration status or previous studies in the UK.
If you are unsure if your previous qualification is suitable please contact us before completing an application, you can call us on 0121 604 1040 or email: [email protected] EU/international students Academic: European and International qualifications studied in a relevant subject matter will also be considered applicants will need to have achieved 120 ECTS or equivalent (European Credit Transfer) If you are unsure if your previous qualification is suitable please contact us before completing an application, you can call us on 0121 604 1040 or email EU: [email protected] International: [email protected]
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
To apply for all undergraduate degrees, if your first language is not English, you will need to sit an approved test in English.
UCB English Language Requirements
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|