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Course overview

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.

Start Date
September, 2017
  • University Centre Reaseheath
UCAS Code
4D43
Duration
2 Years

Why Study Bakery and Patisserie Technology with us?

You will be taught in the multi-million pound Reaseheath Food Centre – an industry-leading academy with an international reputation in the food and drink sector. Our state-of-the-art facilities include a commercial dairy, butchery, bakery and innovation rooms for new product development and scale-ups.

The Food Centre prides itself on the strength of its partnerships with the food and drink industry, and works closely with businesses on manufacturing and development projects, giving an interface between students and potential employers.

University Centre Reaseheath

Located on the outskirts of Nantwich in rural Cheshire, our campus has industry standard teaching facilities but still retains its friendly, supportive atmosphere.

Our innovative £8 million National Centre for Horticulture, the Environment and Sustainable Technology is one of the most modern glasshouse training facilities in the UK with its state-of-the-art glasshouse for food crop trials and research. It also houses a fully equipped science laboratory and CAD design studios.

Our Animal Centre has a licensed zoo, home to over 250 different animal species, and is accredited by the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA). Students of Canine Behaviour will benefit from on-site kenneling facilities, commercial standard grooming parlours, dedicated dog training areas and a full set of competition quality dog agility equipment.

As a regional centre for agricultural education, our modern farm has world class facilities and is home to Reaseheath Pedigree High Yielding Holsteins and Youngstock. Our £3.5 million Equestrian Centre provides both indoor and outdoor riding arenas for equine science students.

You will have access to our campus sport facilities including high and low ropes courses, an indoor climbing wall, gym with Technogym equipment and a brand new 3G Pitch and Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA).

Set among 330 hectares of farm, parklands and woodland with its own lake, this stunning campus is the perfect environment for degree students to work, rest and play.

Chester

From its beginnings as a Roman fortress 2,000 years ago, Chester has managed to retain its unique character whilst offering everything that you would expect from a modern city today, as it becomes "a must-see European destination".

The City of Chester is a vibrant mix of cafes, shops and ancient walls, rows and architectural and archaeological features. The City is home to all-year-round arts festivals, events, exhibitions and street entertainment, including the famous Chester Races, the Rowing Regatta and the internationally acclaimed Chester Zoo.

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an undergraduate Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Open Days 2017

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 14th October
  • Saturday 28th October

Warrington Dates

  • Saturday 21st October

Shrewsbury Dates

  • Saturday 21st October
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