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        to deliver outstanding value to the international brewing industry


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 £8,235
  • International £24,030

More information on course content, delivery and fees



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 £7,785
  • International £24,030

More information on course content, delivery and fees

Scholarship news and 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



Online Learning Resources


Brewery Tours: Picture Gallery

Picture gallery cover

2017 tour  PDF format




Breaking News


ICBS team present at Trends in Brewing (Ghent).  

The Nottingham team were present in force giving a number of lectures and poster presentations.  Topics included Draught Beer Quality, Impact of Mitochondrial Functionality on Petite Production, Variation within Brewing Yeast Populations and Flavour Properties in Roasted Malts.  






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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