For MSc entry candidates must hold a first or second class honours degree or equivalent qualification from a British or Overseas university in a science or engineering subject (for example Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Chemical/Mechanical Engineering). For Diploma entry candidates must hold a degree, preferably at honours level in an appropriate subject as defined above. We recognise that candidates who do not necessarily fulfil the above criteria may wish to still apply to the Diploma course. All such cases are given individual consideration. Please enquire for details and we will be happy to advise.
Months of entry
This programme prepares candidates for entry into the malting, brewing or distilling industries, or to conduct research.
Core Courses -
Cereals, Malting and Mashing
Wort Boiling, Fermentation and Beer Maturation
Distillation and Whisky Maturation
Filtration and Packaging
Information for international students
The course has a wide international attendance. All studies are in the English language and applicants should provide evidence of English capability.
Fees and funding
A limited number of fully-funded places for applicants resident in Scotland are available for this programme. Full details of this Scottish Funding Council (SFC) funded opportunity are on our scholarships pages.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||50|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||25|
|Dissertation||25 (12000 words)|
Course contact details
- Dr J Bryce
- +44 (0)131 451 3453
- +44 (0)131 451 3009