Brewhouse Processes is a course on the beer making process that develops knowledge of the scientific principles which underpin the processes carried out in the brewhouse.
Emphasis is placed on how brewing technology can be used to control the underlying science and ensure that the brewer has the required control over product quality and consistency of the beer.
e-Learning 4 Feb - 15 Mar 2019; Residential course 7 - 9 May 2019; Exam 14th May 2019
Interactive e-learning: Studied across 3 months. Residential course: 3 days.
Candidates will usually be expected to have a first degree (minimum of second class) in a biological, chemistry, engineering or other relevant science from a university recognised by the University of Nottingham. Relevant workplace experience may, in some circumstances, be accepted as qualification for entry to this course.
Mixed Cohort: AFTP participants will attend their course alongside full and part-time postgraduate students studying at the delivery university
Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of:
Participants will gain the following intellectual skills:
Participants will gain professional practical skills to:
Our short courses for brewers and beer makers are designed for individuals in the brewing and allied industries looking to improve their understanding of the scientific principles and practice of specific areas of the beer making process. They are also suitable for those aspiring to a career as a practical brewer.
The course has been specifically designed for part-time distance learning, allowing you to study when it suits you and to acquire and practise skills while operating in your work environment. The course is delivered using a combination of interactive eLearning and an intensive residential course at the University. You will have access to a library of electronic brewing resources as well as a personal tutor.
Our Brewing Science short courses are taught by staff from the University of Nottingham's School of Biosciences who have expertise in brewing and related sciences, together with invited contributions from specialist brewing practitioners: all are internationally renowned leaders within their field.
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP
T. +44 (0)330 333 4530