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Brewing and Brewery Operations

Craft Beer Sales: Fridays, 1-5PM

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The Program   

KPU's Brewing and Brewery Operations program is the only brewing diploma program of it's kind in BC — and of one of only three in Canada. Students will study the science, production and business of brewing in the University's custom-built, state-of-the-art brewery located right on the Langley campus. The curriculum, developed in consultation with the BC Craft Brewers Guild and brewmasters throughout the province, will involve learning brewing science with hands-on experience in the field. Students will explore the history of brewing, brewery equipment and technology, as well as brew house calculations and recipe formulations. 

Career Opportunities

  • Brewmasters
  • Licensee and Agency Sales and Operations
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Brewery Operations
  • Brew Pub Operations
  • Retail sales

To Apply

To apply to the KPU Brewing and Brewery Operations Program, you must complete the following two steps:

  • Apply to Kwantlen Polytechnic University and submit proof that you satisfy the admission requirements; and
  • Complete and submit a Portfolio.

For more information on upgrading your high school program requirements or English proficiency testing, visit www.kpu.ca/testing/english-testing.

Take a Tour

If you're interested in taking a tour of our state-of-the-art brewing instructional lab, we'll be doing one-hour tours from 2-3 pm on select days. For dates and to register for a tour, visit kpubrewingtour.eventbrite.ca or click on the orange Eventbrite button below.

KPU Brewing Lab Tour Langley Campus