Culinary Arts and Management undergraduate courses

Learn from industry-renowned chefs and hospitality managers at one of the top UK universities for hospitality and culinary management.

Practical and hands-on, our degrees will immerse you in the dynamic world of hospitality and culinary management. That’s why we have a growing international reputation in the industry. You will study in our stunning Grade II* listed campus, the Devonshire Dome, which has high specification training kitchens, a fine dining restaurant and café.

Graduate working in a kitchen

The University of Derby referred me to some wonderful places to work and really allowed me to network in my industry. I would recommend this course to every chef that would like to excel in their field.

George Tanos, Culinary Arts graduate
George is now the sous chef at the prestigious Skibo Castle in Scotland
96%overall satisfaction - FdA Professional Culinary Arts**National Student Survey 2019
5thfor Hospitality, Events & Tourism**The Guardian University Guide 2020
96%overall satisfaction - BA (Hons) Professional Culinary Management**National Student Survey 2019
Culinary Arts at the University of Derby
Find out about our Culinary Arts and Management courses at the University of Derby

What our Culinary Arts and Management graduates do

The culinary industry is growing quickly, and with the combined technical, operational and managerial skills we teach you, you’ll have a range of career opportunities to choose from anywhere in the world.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

Hannah Kidd in her cafe

Hannah blends passion and patience to create success

Our graduate Hannah Kidd is passionate about creating tasty, healthy dishes. She is a devotee of ‘clean eating’ and has used that passion and her entrepreneurial spirit to create a successful business

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Take your learning to the next level

You can consider progressing to postgraduate studies in related subjects, including our own MSc International Hospitality Management which is ideal if you want to develop your leadership and management potential further or if you would like to advance to roles in academia and research.

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The Devonshire Dome in Buxton

Study in Buxton

Our Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism creates a thriving community on the edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park. It's your ideal base to prepare for a high-flying career.

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