What you need to get on a course
Subjects you need
A-levels (or equivalent) usually required
- At least two core science subjects (choose from Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Mathematics
Here's a guide to what to expect from the application process - also check individual university entry requirements, as these may differ.
- January application
- October application
- Personal statement
- Entry test
- Work experience
Personal statement advice
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- Engineering professionals
Longer term career paths
Jobs where this degree is useful
- Hospital doctor
- Catering supervisor
- Restaurant manager
Other real-life job examples
- Production manager
- Purchasing manager
- Quality manager
What employers like about this subject
A food and beverage studies degree provides students with an in-depth understanding of how food and drink should be sourced, prepared, stored and presented. While this might seem rather specific, it does sharpen qualities such as attention to detail, which is looked for in a number of contexts. Meanwhile the elements of the course which involve managing individuals and premises draw on your communication skills and ability to respond to problems quickly as they arise.