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BA Professional Culinary Arts (Top-Up)

International fee £12,500 per year (2018/19)

Course level: Undergraduate

Duration: 1 Year (Full Time)

Qualification: Bachelor BA

Start dates: September


Keen to take the next step in your culinary career? We offer an exciting opportunity to ‘top up’ your existing qualification to a full honours degree in the space of just a year.

  • Build on a relevant foundation degree or HND to gain a BA (Hons) Professional Culinary Arts with one extra year of study

  • Set your sights on a career in a world-renowned kitchen, restaurant or hotel: our graduates are now succeeding with top names like Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons and Claridge’s

  • Train and work at Buxton’s stunning Devonshire Dome, which offers some of the UK’s best university facilities for culinary students

  • Finesse your craft in our state-of-the-art kitchens, fine dining restaurant and bistro

  • Acquire managerial and supervisory skills alongside your prowess as a professional chef

  • Work on real-life events from weddings and banquets to graduation ceremonies and conferences

  • Draw on our strong professional links with Michelin-starred restaurants and leading hotels in the UK and overseas

  • Choose to undertake a work placement as part of your independent study module

  • Showcase your talent in prestigious competitions which raise your profile within the industry

  • Be inspired by our experienced teaching team, including our award-winning chefs and eminent guest speakers

  • Meet the highest professional standards on a course accredited by the Institute of Hospitality (IoH)

  • Become a member of hosco, the world’s leading hospitality careers network for students and graduates

Entry requirements

You need to have an HND or Foundation degree in a relevant subject. In addition you are required to have 5 GCSEs grades A-C (or grade 4) including Maths and English

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