What will I learn?

The Culinary Arts Foundation Degree is for people who wish to develop their creative culinary skills and expertise to reflect contemporary trends and innovative culinary techniques. This two-year programme enables students to meet the demands of employers in the Culinary Arts and Food Science and Development sectors. You will explore potential career opportunities in menu development, product design and gastronomy.The programme’s emphasis is on equipping students with the ability, skills and knowledge to successfully expand their creativity and develop careers in food science research and product development and with hospitality companies or to start their own businesses.The Foundation Degree is designed to enable students to progress to a BSc Food Science, BSc Food and Nutrition or to the BA (Hons) Culinary Arts and Business Management Top Up at Westminster Kingsway College. The complementary nature of these programmes reflects the changes in the food industry where food technologists and chefs frequently work together in the development of new products and the design of food processes to achieve ‘catering’ on an industrial scale. What can I do after the course?- Develop a career in food science research and product development, and with hospitality companies- Start your own business- Successful students are able to progress onto Westminster Kingsway College’s BA (Hons) Top Up degree in Culinary Arts and Business Management. Alternatively, students can progress to study BSc Food Science or BSc Food and Nutrition, for example, at other HE institutions subject to their entry requirements.

Which department am I in?

Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022


Main Site

Vincent Square,


City Of Westminster,

SW1P 2PD, England

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