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Since 1989 the brewing and distilling interests of Life Sciences have been incorporated into the International Centre for Brewing and Distilling (ICBD), which has received substantial financial support from the industries. Overall, research activities highlight qualities and molecular genetics of cereals, yeast and fermentation processes, beer and spirit stability and flavour.

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Tuition fees for 2020 entry (by residency status)
Status* Full-time
Home / EU £4380
Overseas £19560

* If you are unsure which category you fall in to, you should complete a fee status enquiry form, which allows us to assess your fees.

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Merit Awards for international students starting postgraduate degree courses in 2020

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