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Bakery and Patisserie Technology (Top-up)

University College Birmingham
Birmingham, Great Britain
Full-time
€11,040.90/year
 1656 Points
Duration
1 Year
Language
English

Program Description

‘Top up’ your existing qualifications for a full BSc (Hons) degree on our one-year Bakery and Patisserie Technology course. Continue developing your skills and knowledge of practical bakery subjects and take the unique opportunity to research a live project.

Do you have aspirations to start your own baking business, or perhaps become a chocolatier or patissier? If you have a background in baking and want to continue developing your skills and knowledge for a range of roles in the industry, our Bakery and Patisserie Technology top-up degree course will help you to further pursue your career ambitions.

This course is designed for anyone who has previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5) and will enhance your understanding of practical bakery subjects, while also focusing on the technical and managerial skills required to be successful in the industry. You will critically evaluate technology and current food nutrition trends related to bakery and patisserie products.

Our bakery top-up course provides a unique opportunity for you to research a live project with industry support. You will also have access to our industry standard bakeries and kitchen facilities on campus, as well as our state-of-the-art Food Science and Innovation Suite, helping you to boost your scientific and technological understanding of the baking industry. What’s more, our fantastic connections with major bakery and confectionery organisations will provide you with a range of industry-related visits, expert guest lectures and further work opportunities.

Entry Requirements

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Education
High School Diploma (or equivalent)
15
or
Foundation Year
55
English Level
TOEFL (internet based)
75
or
Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
C
or
Cambridge Advanced (CAE)
C
or
International Baccalaureate
5.0
or
PTE
50
or
IGCSE
C
or
IELTS
6
or
TOEIC
785
or
Pearson Test of Academic Engl.
50
Notes:

Other accepted qualifications:

  • A relevant HND

Other accepted English qualifications and information:

  • A/AS English Language: Grade C
  • A/AS English Language and Literature combined: Grade B
  • AQA Level 2 certificate in English language: Grade C
  • Cambridge: English First: Minimum 160
  • Cambridge: English Preliminary: Minimum 160
  • European Baccalureate English (English 1): 6.5
  • International Baccalureate (Standard or Higher Level English Language Syllabus A): Grade 4
  • Irish Leaving Certificate English: Grade C
  • NCUK International Foundation Year: English for Academic Purposes Module: Grade C
  • Password English Test: Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component
  • Scottish Higher English for Speakers of Other Languages (Syllabus C222): Grade B
  • SQA Higher or Advanced Higher English: Grade C
  • SQA Intermediate 2 English or National 5 English: Grade B
  • Trinity: ISE II in all four skills
  • UCB English Proficiency Test: B2 with no less than B2- in each component
  • Our Pre-Sessional English Course will enable you to improve your English and help you to prepare for study at higher education.

Curriculum

Modules

Trends in Bakery and Patisserie Technology

Current Issues in Food and Nutrition

Food Technology

Food Supply and Sustainability

Careers

  • Product/process development scientist
  • Artisan baker
  • Cake decorator
  • Development technologist (bakery & patisserie)
  • Bakery manager
  • Quality control (QC) technician (bakery)
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