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Bakery & Patisserie Technology

University Centre Reaseheath

UCAS Code: 4D43 | Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


A minimum of 64 tariff points from A and AS levels to include a Food or Science subject

A minimum of 64 tariff points

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

including a Food or Science subject at Higher Level

include one Food Technology or Science-related subject

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MM

in Applied Science or a Hospitality and Catering subject

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

in Applied Science or in a Hospitality and Catering subject

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Food science

Food safety

Baking technology management

This course is aimed at those who wish to pursue a career in bakery or patisserie, either within a craft or industry setting, in roles such as quality management, food marketing or new product development.

As well as developing your practical skills in bread making, sugar and chocolate work and patisserie and desserts, the course explores the science behind each of the product sectors, equipping you with a rounded knowledge of the bakery and patisserie industry. A key focus is the development of practical skills in the first year and then gaining an understanding of industrial automated production methods in the second year. You will be well equipped to enter within the artisan or industrial sectors of the industry.

Students are taught in the £7.4 million Reaseheath Food Centre – an industry-leading academy with an international reputation in the food and drink sector. The state-of-the-art facilities include a commercial dairy, butchery, commercial bakery, and innovation rooms for new product development (NPD) and scale-ups. As a college, we pride ourselves on our partnerships with the food and dairy industry, and work with businesses to create bespoke courses and training programmes to meet a wide range of industry needs.

Upon successful completion students may progress on to the BSc (Hons) Food Manufacturing with Operations Management (Top-Up).

Modules

Year 1 (Level 4)
• Food Materials and Product Manufacture
• Food Safety in Manufacturing
• Introductory Bakery Skills
• Sugar and Chocolate Technology
• Artisan Bakery Skills
• Food Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Year 2 (Level 5)
• Food Innovation and the New Product Development
• Weddings Cakes and Entremets
• Research Methods
• Artisan Patisserie and Desserts
• Work Based Learning
• Processing and Quality Assurance of Baked Goods

Assessment methods

Assessments are designed to encourage both academic skills and skills valued in the workplace. They include a combination of coursework, practical assessments, and time constrained online assessments. Coursework may take many forms including essays, reports, data processing, presentations, academic posters, seminar discussions, interviews, critical reviews, portfolios of evidence and practical competency assessments. The time constrained online assessments vary, depending on the nature of the module, but may take the form of multiple-choice questions, essays, practical assessments, data handling questions, short answer quizzes, and in class assessments.
The approximate percentage of the course assessed by coursework is as follows:

Year 1
71% coursework
21% online time constrained assessments
8% Practical

Year 2
69% coursework
13% online assessments
18% Practical

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£11,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre Reaseheath

Department:

Food Technology

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