Colchester, United Kingdom

Hospitality Management: Food and Beverage

when 17 July 2020 - 31 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 1650

This course is running as part of the University of Essex's 2020 International Summer School. This exciting two-week programme combines high-quality teaching with a programme of social activities and excursions allowing you to experience the best of British culture and history.

You'll be joining one of the most internationally diverse universities on the planet giving you the chance to develop your international communication skills and make friends with students from all over the world.

You will develop an understanding of gastronomy, current trends in food and beverage and how culture, societal expectations and consumer demands influence the food and beverage offerings of events, restaurants, hotels and other food establishments.
You will gain insight into food and beverage commodities, how they are created and used, as well as the processes used in the sourcing, purchasing, production and service of food and beverage within the events and hospitality industry. You will also evaluate the financial, operational and nutritional tools commonly used in the food and beverage sector, as well as designing a viable, conceptual food and beverage offering.

Course leader

This course is delivered by the University's Edge Hotel School.

Target group

The International Summer School is open to all students aged over 18 who have completed secondary level education. It is particularly designed for current undergraduate students looking for a high-quality short-term university experience in the UK.

All Summer School teaching is in English and so it is essential that you have the level required to follow the course. We expect non-native English speaker students to have reached at least the equivalent of IELTS 5.5 to be able to join this course.

Fee info

GBP 1650: The fee includes
- Tuition
- Self-catered accommodation for 13 nights
- Social programme, including welcome BBQ, film and pizza night, and farewell event.
- Two full-day excursions (London and Cambridge)
- Five local excursions