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Culinary Arts Management Top-up BA (Hons)

University College Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    University College Birmingham

  • Study mode

    Flexible learning

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**OVERVIEW****Do you have a background in culinary arts? Want a qualification that will really open doors in the food industry? Whether you dream of becoming an executive head chef at a 5-star hotel, managing a high-profile restaurant or creating new products as a development chef, our Culinary Arts Management top-up degree course will help you fine tune your skills and knowledge for a stellar career in the industry.**If you have previously studied a relevant subject (up to Level 5), this top-up course will enhance your knowledge of culinary product development and business management principles, enabling you to adopt a modern management approach in a wide range of professional food environments. By completing the course, you could follow in the footsteps of some of University College Birmingham’s star culinary arts degree graduates, from Michelin-starred restaurant owner Brad Carter to Raymond Blanc Cookery School senior tutor Rebecca Boast and a series of stars on the BBC’s MasterChef TV series.To support your studies, you will have access to a vast array of outstanding facilities including professional training kitchens and our cutting-edge Food Science and Innovation Suite. We also have excellent links with the industry to provide you with guest lectures and industry research.**WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?**- **Practical application** – Test your skills by developing new products for a variety of market sectors and working in our on-campus kitchens and restaurant- **Enrichment** – Gain insight from top guest speakers and opportunities for further research thanks to our wealth of food industry contacts- **Expert tuition** – Learn from our expert chef lecturers with vast experience of the culinary arts industry- **In-depth research** – Take on an independent research project on a subject of your choice in line with your career ambitions**FACILITIES**University College Birmingham is renowned for its outstanding food industry training facilities. As a student on our Culinary Arts Management course, you will have access to our professional standard kitchens which are used regularly for prestigious competitions, as well as our Food Science and Innovation Suite which features the latest food testing and diagnostic technology, state-of-the-art development kitchen facilities and a bespoke sensory evaluation room.In addition, we have an AA Rosette Highly Commended restaurant on campus – Restaurant at Birmingham College of Food – which is open to the public and will arm you with hands-on skills, from serving fast food to silver service.**ACCREDITATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS**This course is accredited by the Institute of Hospitality.**PLACEMENTS**We encourage students on our top-up course to gain work experience throughout your studies.Employers we have worked with include White Barn Inn and Spa (Maine, USA), The Savoy (London), Gleneagles (Scotland), Celtic Manor (Wales), The Landmark (London) and Ashford Castle (County Mayo, Ireland).**CAREERS AND PROGRESSION**Examples of careers you could pursue following this course:- Head chef- Sous chef- Food business owner/restaurateur- Catering manager- Product development chef- Culinary arts lecturerYou could also progress onto one of our postgraduate courses at University College Birmingham.- **Please refer to our website www.ucb.ac.uk for the latest updates to this course**

Tuition fees

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£ 12,500per year

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Entry requirements

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A relevant HND or a foundation degree in the areas of Culinary Skills, Culinary Arts or Culinary Management, with 240 credits.


University information

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University College Birmingham

  • Campus address

    University College Birmingham, Summer Row, Birmingham, Birmingham, B3 1JB, England

25% of the university’s students are from overseas, with undergraduates from around 65 countries across Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East and Far East.
Many of the university’s courses are offered in partnership with the University of Birmingham.

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