This programme offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals who wish to pursue a career in baking and confectionery management. The baking industry is both national and international in character and embraces small artisan bakeries, large scale mass production bakeries, delicatessens and sandwich bars. It has expanded rapidly in the last decade giving rise to a growing demand for professional bakery managers. The overall objective of the programme is to develop the individual with the requisite social, technical, business and practical skills, underpinned by a knowledge base in order for them to pursue successful and fulfilling careers in the field of bread baking and flour confectionary baking and confectionery management. What are my career opportunities? This programme recognises the diversity of opportunities available to the graduate in both National and International settings. Career opportunities include: Bakery Production and Management in large scale mass production Bakeries, Delicatessen, Bakery/Food Product Development. There are entrepreneurial opportunities for Artisan Bread and Confectionery Based Operations. In addition there may be opportunities for graduates in Education, Consultancy, Research and Bakery Technical Advisors.