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Newcastle College University Centre

Culinary Arts

UCAS Code: N850

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


A level

C,C

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MPP

Scottish Higher

C,C

UCAS Tariff

64

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

This course has been designed to provide you with the necessary technical and vocational skills, as well as the ability to adopt a modern management approach, in a range of professional food industries. You’ll benefit from real-life examples from industry experienced tutors, as well as workshops and work placements to help you understand the complex, ever-changing and exciting world of hospitality. You’ll gain in-depth knowledge and have the opportunity to think, taste, evaluate and enjoy learning about cultural cuisines and advanced cooking techniques from around the globe. You will have the opportunity to complete a 60 hour work placement which will help you to develop your professional skills. You will also benefit from professional membership relevant to the hospitality industry including the Institute of Hospitality. On successful completion of the course you may choose to progress onto the BA (Hons) Tourism and Hospitality Management (Top-Up). Potential career opportunities include senior management positions in food preparation and catering, executive chef, head chefs, food and beverage manager or self-employed freelance chefs.

Modules

Year One: Academic Study Skills, Contemporary Hospitality, Developing Manager, Diet and Nutrition, Food and Beverage, Personal Development, Practical Cooking Techniques in Culinary Arts, Work Related Learning. Year Two: Contemporary Patisserie Techniques in Culinary Arts, Creative Food for the Media, Entrepreneurial Skills, Event Planning, Gastronomy and Innovation, Leadership and Motivation, Professional Development, Work-Based Learning.

Assessment methods

You will learn through a variety of methods including lectures, A variety of methods including group and individual projects, group presentations, practical exams will be used, and to reflect the vocational nature of the course, assessment, will feature a number of work-based activities based on real-life case studies as well as research from field trips and trade shows. Some elements of the course will consist of on-line assessment although full preparation for this will be providedseminars, practical sessions, workshops and will be introduced to guest speakers from industry. You will also complete a placement.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Newcastle College University Centre

Department:

Hospitality and Tourism

TEF rating:

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