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MSc in Brewing Science

Brewing Science Course

Study for your Masters part-time (2-4 years) whilst continuing to work in industry. Course delivery by interactive e-learning and twice-yearly 1-week residential courses.


  • Home/EU £6,630
  • International £20,330

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MSc in Brewing Science & Practice


A one year full-time Masters program for graduates in science and engineering who want to follow a career in brewing or its allied industries


  • Home/EU £6,630
  • International £20,330

more on fees

Scholarship/funding Opportunities


Barry Axcell Fellowship 

Barry-AxcellThe University of Nottingham and SABMiller are currently recruiting to the Barry Axcell Fellowship positions. The prestigious fellowship, which includes funding for a 3 year research project, is in fields of 


  • Flavour chemistry, as relevant to brewing science
  • Brewing yeast & fermentation
  • Malting science/cereal technology applied to brewing

Full details of the Fellowship and how to apply may be downloaded from here.

Closing date: 19th August 2014  

Contact:  David Cook
T: +44 (0)115 9516245




Who we are

Masters of Research

Research themes

  • Yeast
  • Fermentation
  • Sensory Science
  • Flavour stability
  • Malting
  • Dispense

Research themes details






Regional Brewers' Network

The Brewers’ Network – a technical resource provided by the University of Nottingham for all who share our passion for beer and the art and science of brewing.

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Breaking News


We are delighted to announce that the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (global leaders in professional vocational qualifications in Brewing) have formally recognised the Nottingham MSc programmes in Brewing Science or Brewing Science and Practice as part of their qualifications structure, in that.... 

...Successful completion of the Nottingham MSc courses allows exemption from the brewing Diploma level examination to sit the Master level professional qualifications of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling.”





telephone: +44 (0) 115 95 16610
contact: Brewing Science Administrator, School of Biosciences
The University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Loughborough, LE12 5RD, UK

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