Bakery and Patisserie Technology BSc (Hons) Top-up

4.3
11 opinions
  • There is more practice involved than elsewhere.Arrive early if you want to find an apartment, don't take crap from your landlord! enjoy the city.
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  • I really enjoy the course and the vibrant life in the campus.
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  • Overall, I've enjoyed the whole experience.
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In Birmingham

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

This course offers students the opportunity to learn practical bakery subjects, and focus on the technical and managerial skills required to be successful in the bakery and patisserie industry. We have our own on-site bakeries, state-of-the-art Food Science and Innovation Suite, and laboratories fully equipped with a wide range of specialist equipment.

This final year top-up provides a unique opportunity to research a live project, with the potential of industry support. Students will draw on the skills taught at Level 4 and 5, including science and technology, to support the final year modules.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Birmingham (West Midlands)
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Summer Row, B3 1JB

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

Graduating with this degree could result in the following careers: Technical Assistant Quality Assurance Supervisor Process Technologist/Supervisor Food Technologist Development Technologist New Product Development Ingredient Technologist Management Trainee Graduate

Academic: A relevant HND or a foundation degree in the areas of Bakery, with 240 credits.

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4.3
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  • There is more practice involved than elsewhere.Arrive early if you want to find an apartment, don't take crap from your landlord! enjoy the city.
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  • I really enjoy the course and the vibrant life in the campus.
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  • Overall, I've enjoyed the whole experience.
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4.3
fantastic

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

Nuria Guillo

5.0
22/09/2018
What I would highlight: There is more practice involved than elsewhere.Arrive early if you want to find an apartment, don't take crap from your landlord! enjoy the city.
What could be improved: Everything was great.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Eve

4.5
21/08/2017
What I would highlight: I really enjoy the course and the vibrant life in the campus.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Lauren

4.0
29/07/2017
What I would highlight: Overall, I've enjoyed the whole experience.
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Yasmin

4.5
23/07/2017
What I would highlight: They offer good placement opportunities and a balance between theory and practical content. The course has been great.
What could be improved: .
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Piper

4.0
19/07/2017
What I would highlight: I have met excellent people, enjoyed my course a lot, it is so insightful!
What could be improved: Nothing
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Achievements for this centre

2018

All courses are up to date

The average rating is higher than 3.7

More than 50 reviews in the last 12 months

This centre has featured on Emagister for 10 years

Subjects

  • Nutrition
  • Hygiene
  • Market
  • Innovation
  • Art
  • Food Science
  • Options
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality
  • Baking
  • Project
  • Technology
  • Industry
  • Quality Training
  • Patisserie
  • Production
  • Pastry

Course programme

Modules

Bakery and Patisserie Ingredient Functionality

Key functional bakery and patisserie ingredients are investigated by producing samples and using analytical science to understand and justify their role in baked goods.

Current Issues in Food and Nutrition

You will study current issues and trends in food and nutrition by reading press articles and scientific reports, paying particular attention to the science of weight loss. In addition you will study buyer behaviour to see if it affects the popularity of certain market products.

Food Supply and Sustainability

You will learn more about the various functions and job roles in different sectors of the agri-food supply chain including agriculture, manufacture, distribution, food services and retail. This will broaden your knowledge of the food industry and enable you to investigate food resources, climate and seasonal effects, food waste and environmental control.

Food Technology

You will study the principles, control and optimisation of processing systems, food handling, hygiene, refrigeration, mixing and blending. You will also investigate scientific principles and food preservation methods including heat treatments, chilling, drying, fermentation and chemical preservatives.

Plus one option from:

Research Project

You will have the opportunity to engage in an independent research project of your choice. You will have support with preparing your proposal and understanding the competent characteristics of good research. An appointed tutor will help guide you through this important and rewarding process.

Bakery and Patisserie Technology BSc (Hons) Top-up

Price on request