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Baking Science and Technology Management is a 2 year course offered at London South Bank University, Southwark Campus. Some of the aspects that are covered in the course include bakery food science, bread theory, and analysis of production management product design, packaging and flow processes among many others. To undertake this course, one is required to have either an A levels at D,E,E, BTEC National Diploma MPP; hold 5 GCSE A-C in Maths and English or an equivalent.

Brewing and Distilling is a masters level course offered on a full-time or part-time basis at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Some of the aspects that are covered during the course study include alcohol beverage technology, distilled spirit production, and maturation, filtration and packaging of alcohol beverages and fermentation and beer maturation. To undertake this course, one must have a First or Second Class Honors Degree or an equivalent qualification in a science or engineering subject such as biological science or chemistry.

Equestrian Psychology and Sport Science is a 3 or 4-year course offered at Nottingham Trent University, at their Brackenhurst Campus, teaching knowledge understanding of equine behaviour, rider performance, equine assisted therapies, equitation science and welfare. To undertake this course one is required to either has A-level at B,C,C including a science subject, 104 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or BTEC Extended Diploma.

Horology is a 3-year course offered at Birmingham City University, looking at the theories behind clocks and watches and also discover new designs and materials. Aspects covered in the coursework include production techniques, specialist horological skills, introduction to horology and introduction to gemology among others. To undertake this course, one is required to have B,B,C at A-level, 112 UCAS tariff points from A/AS Level.

Contemporary Circus with Physical Theatre is a 3 year course from Bath Spa University taught at Circomedia’s Kingswood site in Bristol. The various aspects covered during the course study include body training, physical theatre movement, voice and creative movement, practice and evaluations and acrobatics among many others. Tutorial, practical sessions, and formal lectures are some of the methods used while teaching the course.

Hand Embroidery for Fashion, Interiors and Textile Art is a course from the University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury that equips students with skills necessary to do hand embroidery. Some aspects covered in this course include the introduction to technical stitches, textiles, and application in fashion, interiors and textile art. To undertake this course, a portfolio of your work is required. Additionally, 112 new UCAS tariff points, pass at Foundation Diploma in Art and Design and distinction Merit at BTEC Extended Diploma.

Surf Science and Technology is a 2-year course by the University of Plymouth at Cornwall College, Newquay. To undertake this course the requirements are either UCAS Tariff of 48 points is required or Pearson BTEC Level 3 in an appropriate subject. Some of the aspects that are covered in the coursework include development, surf practices, scientific techniques and application of Computer Aided Design in the surf industry among others.

Cruise Management is a 3-year course, with placement opportunities, from the University of Plymouth. It teaches students with the knowledge and skills that they require to professional hospitality in cruise operations. Some aspects covered during the course study include hospitality management, cruise and maritime services, facilities and resource management and food safety for hospitality industry among others. The following are some of the requirements for undertaking this course: UCAS Tariff of 96 points, a minimum of two A-levels (excluding general studies) or at least 33 credits at merit/distinction for a HE diploma in any subject.

Ethical Hacking is a 4-year course from The University of Abertay, Dundee, that looks at curbing cybercrime and preventing the penetration of unauthorized people into a computer or network system. Some of the aspects that are covered in the coursework include computer networking, programming, software design, and computer hardware architecture and operating systems. To undertake this course, one should have a pass in National 5 grade c/4 or B,B,C at A-level including any of Computer Science, Engineering, Geology, Physics, Maths or ICT is required.

Viking and Old Norse Studies is a course from UCL that focuses on the study of medieval and modern Scandinavian languages, Old Norse Literature and medieval history to bring understanding on the Viking age. The course is offered at and it may take four years when being administered on a full-time basis. To undertake the course, applicants should have A,B,B at A-level in English Literature, History or a language preferred. Some of the aspects covered in the coursework include Viking and material culture, introduction to Old Norse, Nordic storytelling and many others.

Applied Golf Management Studies at the University of Birmingham is a 3-year course that aims to equip students with the professional practices to be applied in golfing. To undertake this course, a minimum of three A-levels which might be PE, Sports Studies, Math, a Science, or Design and technology are required. Various aspects that are covered in the coursework include equipment technology, coaching theories and applied sports science among others.

Fire Engineering from the University of Central Lancashire is a course that focuses on studying how fire works and the effects it has on the environment and the society at large. The requirements for undertaking this course is 96 UCAS points including maths, physics, chemistry, environmental science or applied science. Some of the aspects covered in the coursework include safety and fire law, energy transfer and thermodynamics, fire investigation and probabilistic risk analysis among others.