Bachelor of Culinary Arts and Business
Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Limited
Food and Beverage Service
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Bachelor of Culinary Arts and Business (BCAB) will prepare graduates to create, practise and manage a world-class culinary business in a globally competitive environment. This innovative degree programme focuses on developing a knowledge and appreciation of fine food and wine in a paddock-to-plate context, and how this is successfully applied in a range of business oriented culinary settings. Students learn to conceptualise, create, promote, commercialise and manage the culinary product or service in a global context.
Key Information for Students
A student must be a minimum of 17 years of age. A candidate less than 20 years of age will require: EITHER the following achievements in NCEA: -a minimum of 42 credits at level 3 or higher on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, including a minimum of 14 credits at level 3 or higher in each of two subjects from the approved subject list, with a further 14 credits at level 3 or higher taken from one or two additional domains on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework -a minimum of 14 numeracy credits at level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework -a minimum of 8 literacy credits at level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Maori; 4 credits must be in Reading and 4 credits must be in Writing. The literacy credits will be selected from a schedule of approved achievement standards and unit standards OR Sixth Form Certificate with a total of 12 or less in best 4 subjects. If English is not one of these a grade of 5 or better is also required in English OR In the case of international students, evidence of equivalence to the above qualifications
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship
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$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.
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