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Bachelor in Bakery and Patisserie Technology (BSc) - UCB

University College Birmingham
On campus
 2411 Points
3 Years
Apply date
Aug 2024

Program Description

From making artisan breads to working as a bakery technologist, pastry chef or cake decorator, the Bachelor in Bakery and Patisserie Technology (BSc) degree at UCB will give students the skills and knowledge for a range of careers to help you flourish in this creative and highly competitive industry.

Developed in consultation with industry experts, the long-established bakery degree course will help students hone their practical skills and technical abilities, as well as giving them the business knowledge they need to compete. Learning in the university's industry standard bakeries and state-of-the-art Food Science and Innovation Suite, not only will students develop a strong scientific and technological understanding of the core processes involved in the baking industry, but also the managerial skills to help them succeed in senior management or as entrepreneurs.

As part of the Bachelor in Bakery and Patisserie Technology (BSc), students will be encouraged to boost their work-ready skills and experience on a work placement, with opportunities ranging from working with small artisan businesses to larger food producers and ingredient manufacturers. They will also benefit from our fantastic connections with major organisations in the professional bakery and confectionery industries, offering a wide variety of industry-related visits, guest lectures and further work opportunities.

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Year 1

Food Safety and Hygiene

Managing For Profit

Artisan Bread – Production and Appraisal

Introduction to Patisserie

Specialist Confectionery

Bakery Science and Nutrition

Year 2

Contemporary Bread

Functional Ingredients for Bakery

Advanced Patisserie and Confectionery

Bakery Product Design and Development

Quality Assurance and Legislation

Sensory Science and Data Handling

Year 3

Trends in Bakery and Patisserie Technology

Current Issues in Food and Nutrition

Food Technology

Food Supply and Sustainability

Jobs - Careers

  • Product/Process Development Scientist
  • Artisan Baker
  • Cake Decorator
  • Development Technologist
  • Bakery Manager
  • Quality Control Technician

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