Graduate Diploma in Brewing and Fermentation

  • Upcoming start dates

    Semester 1 - 17 Feb 2025

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diplomas

  • Duration

    1 year full-time

  • Credits


  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus

The brewing and fermentation sectors hold key positions in our food industries, making a wide range of high-quality goods from the produce of the land-based industries. Lincoln University's world-class scientists are spearheading research that supports, strengthens and expands the sectors.

Grow your skills, and build on your science background through specialist courses in the science and technology of brewing and fermentation, and gain knowledge on production and supply chain management. 

You will work alongside industry partners to develop a particular style of beer or fermented product to develop valuable hands-on skills, gain experience and learn production principles, and to be able to step into a brewing or fermentation role in industry, or in your own business.

How you’ll grow

  • Gain knowledge of the science and technology that underpin, maintain and enhance the quality of fermented products offerings and be able to innovate new high quality products 
  • Achieve a high level of technical skills and competence
  • Gain an awareness of the whole value chain of brewed and fermented products
  • Learn the skills and values to apply these attributes within the food and beverage production industries.

Career opportunities

Graduates in this Lincoln degree will have the opportunity to develop a meaningful, fulfilling career in areas such brewing, cheese-making, production of fermented foods and beverages including cider, kombucha, yogurt, kimchi, and kefir, in almost any country.



Programme information

Programme Structure

  • Compulsory courses
  • Choose between an elective or the list below



Here are your next steps

Programme contacts

Stephen On

Professor Stephen On

Associate Dean of Research

Graduate Diploma in Brewing and Fermentation

Graduate Diploma in Brewing and Fermentation

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