University Centre Reaseheath has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in bakery or patisserie, either within a craft or industry setting, in roles such as quality management, food marketing or new product development. It is designed to give students a fundamental understanding of food science and food safety, progressing to specialist knowledge of cereal, flour, sugar and chocolate technology, delivered in a vocational setting. Student are taught in the £7.4 million Reaseheath Food Centre – an industry-leading academy with an international reputation in the food and drink sector. The state-of-the-art facilities include a commercial dairy, butchery, commercial bakery, and innovation rooms for new product development (NPD) and scale-ups. As a college, we pride ourselves on our partnerships with the food and dairy industry, and work with businesses to create bespoke courses and training programmes to meet a wide range of industry needs. Upon successful completion students may progress on to the BSc (Hons) Food Manufacturing with Operations Management (Top-Up).
Level 4 Food Materials and Product Manufacture Food Safety in Manufacturing Introductory Bakery Skills Flour Technology Sugar and Chocolate Technology Artisan Bakery Skills Business Studies with Law Level 5 Food Innovation and the New Product Development Weddings Cakes and Entremets Research Methods Artisan Patisserie and Desserts Industrial Bread Making Processing and Quality Assurance of Baked Goods Level 6 Upon successful completion of the Foundation Degree, there is an option to progress onto the one-year BSc Top-Up to gain a BSc (Hons) Food Manufacturing with Operations Management.
Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and skills valued in the workplace. They include a combination of coursework and examinations. Coursework may take many forms including: essays, reports, data processing, presentations, academic posters, seminar discussions, interviews, critical reviews, portfolios of evidence and practical competency assessments. The examinations vary, depending on the nature of the module, but may take the form of multiple-choice papers, essays, practical assessments, data handling questions, short answer quizzes, and in class examinations. Assessment weighting varies depending on course and year of study. For more information please see our Course Information on our website.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
- Course code:
- Institution code:
- Campus name:
- University Centre Reaseheath
- Campus code:
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
For mature students (aged 21+) substantial work experience will be considered, as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
You may be required to attend an interview
The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data. For further information, see the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|