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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Food Hygiene

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who aim to, or currently work within the agri-food industry and related sectors, offering a unique qualification in the fields of food safety and security.

The Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS), is one of the University’s four Global Research Institutes, which is leading the world in addressing one of the greatest challenges - how to ensure the safety of our food.

The world’s food supply is reducing. Its production is under increasing pressure, and so safety issues are more likely to arise.

The programme focus will be on new and emerging issues within the field, concentrating on developments in analytical approaches to monitor and regulate food safety, authenticity and security.

Career Prospects

Introduction

The Institute for Global Food Security has strong links with industry, companies and government bodies, so you’ll have excellent opportunities locally and further afield. Previous graduates have gone on to employment in; local and international agri-food industry sectors; Diagnostic service provision companies; Research and regulatory analyst laboratories and many have gone on to pursue PhD-level study.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Food authenticity and traceability - Core
Chemical/biological hazards in animal feed and human food - Core
Current and emerging analytical technologies to prevent food safety incidents - Core
Food safety, health and disease - Core
Advanced Food Bioanalysis
Research Project
Agri-food Traceability and Fraud
Bio-entrepreneurship and Advanced Skills
Foundations for Research in the Biosciences
Literature Review

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,140

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above in a relevant area of science or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Applications from a diverse range of backgrounds, therefore applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold a degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and can demonstrate appropriate postgraduate experience, will be considered on an individual basis.

Department profile

The Faculty of Medicine, Health & Life Sciences at Queen’s University has a reputation for excellence in education and research - a reputation which is reflected in our position in the Top 200 Universities in the World (QS World Rankings 2019). Through our research, we strive to address some of the world’s greatest challenges in health, food and the environment. To meet these challenges, our academic staff undertake world-leading research...more