The University of Nottingham
Brewing Science PhD/MPhil/MRes PhD
The University of Nottingham

Course modalities offered

Key Course Facts

Course Description

You'll learn the scientific principles of brewing, while doing a novel research-based project. Our projects focus on areas of industrial significance. This work has the potential to improve and optimise processes. You will develop a detailed knowledge of the brewing process.

You'll typically do your research project at our Brewing and Bioenergy Building. This has a pilot scale brewery and extensive brewing research laboratories.

The course is taught and supervised by experts in brewing and related sciences. It is supported by contributions from specialist brewing practitioners.

For the MRes, in addition to course fees, both full-time and part-time options typically require additional funding from industry or a similar source to allow for completion of the practical component of your research. Please provide details of industrial support or equivalent sponsorship, and a project proposal along with your application.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

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Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is a government funded research university based in Nottingham, England. Their aim is to become global leaders in education and research, cultivating a culture of curiosity and ambition. The university’s main campus is located approximately half an hour’s bus ride away from Nottingham city centre, which gives students the peace and quiet they need to study while not removing them completely from metropolitan comforts.

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Where is this programme taught

Sutton Bonington Campus
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