This course is accredited by the University of Warwick OVERVIEW Do you have a background in culinary arts? Want a qualification that will really open doors in the food industry? Whether you dream of becoming an executive head chef at a 5-star hotel, managing a high-profile restaurant or creating new products as a development chef, our Culinary Arts Management top-up degree course will help you fine tune your skills and knowledge for a stellar career in the industry. If you have previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), this top-up course will enhance your knowledge of culinary product development and business management principles, enabling you to adopt a modern management approach in a wide range of professional food environments. By completing the course, you could follow in the footsteps of some of University College Birmingham’s star culinary arts degree graduates, from Michelin-starred restaurant owner Brad Carter to Raymond Blanc Cookery School senior tutor Rebecca Boast and a series of stars on the BBC’s MasterChef TV series. To support your studies, you will have access to a vast array of outstanding facilities including professional training kitchens and our cutting-edge Food Science and Innovation Suite. We also have excellent links with the industry to provide you with guest lectures and industry research. WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
- Practical application – Test your skills by developing new products for a variety of market sectors and working in our on-campus kitchens and restaurant
- Enrichment – Gain insight from top guest speakers and opportunities for further research thanks to our wealth of food industry contacts
- Expert tuition – Learn from our expert chef lecturers with vast experience of the culinary arts industry
- In-depth research – Take on an independent research project on a subject of your choice in line with your career ambitions
- Head chef
- Sous chef
- Food business owner/restaurateur
- Catering manager
- Product development chef
- Culinary arts lecturer
- Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course
- Culinary Product Innovation and Creativity
- Research Project
- Strategic Hospitality Management
- Culinary Entrepreneurship Management
- Financial Strategy
- Cross-cultural and Global Management in Hospitality
- Innovation and Creativity Management in Hospitality and Tourism
Note: Indicative information only. Actual timetables and assessment regimes will be issued at your induction. Please be aware that methods of delivery for this course may be altered due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic – for the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website: www.ucb.ac.uk ASSESSMENT Estimated breakdown of assessment for this course:
- 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
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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