M.Sc. Food Safety and Quality Management, PGDip/MSc/MSc By Research

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR12100 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP8000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| London, United Kingdom
This Food Safety and Quality Management, PGDip/MSc/MSc By Research programme from the University of Greenwich has been designed to provide graduates with an insight into measures that are required to provide a supply of safe and wholesome food to consumers globally.

Description

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This Food Safety and Quality Management, PGDip/MSc/MSc By Research programme from the University of Greenwich provides graduates with an insight into measures that are required to provide a supply of safe and wholesome food to consumers globally. A wide spectrum of food safety and quality management issues are addressed following the farm to fork approach.

Topics covered include: good governance and national control systems; food inspection and testing services; legislation and private standards; and management of food safety and quality within the supply chain as well as in hotels and restaurants.

Students also acquire a knowledge of the design and management of safety and quality management systems based upon risk analysis, e.g. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), ISO 9001:2008 designed to meet the requirements of national and international legislation and private standards.

Individual courses are offered on a stand-alone basis. These are attended by professionals working in the food industry. This gives our postgraduate students the opportunity to interact with and learn from a range of practitioners.

Career options

These programmes provide professional development for government officials, environmental health officers and those employed in the food industry, such as food technologists, postharvest technologists, food chemists, food microbiologists and laboratory staff.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline As early as possible
Tuition fee
  • EUR12100 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP8000 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date , January 2017
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 24 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

The aims of the programme are:

  • To prepare graduates for careers in the national and international food chain, e.g. food businesses, consultancy, research and development
  • To equip graduates with the knowledge and skills that will enhance their employability
  • To enrich graduates understanding of the dynamics of food safety and quality management systems and the context under which they operate at national and international levels.

Content

  • Food Safety (30 credits)
  • Food Safety and Quality Management (30 credits)
  • Research Methods (15 credits)
  • Research Project (MSc only) (60 credits)
  • Two or three options chosen from a range of themes running across the programme (45 credits)

Location

  • Medway Campus

Attendance

1 year full-time
2-3 years part-time

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

Applicants should have:

A good relevant first degree from a recognised university

OR an equivalent professional qualification.

If you do not have formal entry qualifications, you may be admitted, depending on your work experience and responsibilities.

Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.0 or above or an equivalent rating in another language testing system.

Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Greenwich, founded in 1890, has three campuses at Greenwich (London), Avery Hill (London) and Medway (Kent), each with modern learning facilities, in beautiful historic buildings. The University has a resource base of highly qualified staff with wide-ranging expertise and significant links with business and industry. Innovation and strong links to industry and commerce, complemented by research excellence and an international agenda are what make the University of Greenwich a leading modern university.