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Food Integrity and Innovation PGCert

Food Integrity and Innovation PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Food Quality Control Management Of Change & Innovation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is fully supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) with the aim of addressing key issues relating to agri-food security, sustainability and integrity of the food supply chain.

Course overview

This course is fully supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) with the aim of addressing key issues relating to agri-food security, sustainability and integrity of the food supply chain. The training on this course will focus on areas where research and innovation have significant potential to address future societal challenges for food security.

Why study this course with us?

This course is unique in the UK and is fully supported by the BBSRC Modular Training Programme.

The three modules represent the subject areas identified by market research work with industrial food supply chain industries. Furthermore, the subject areas are interrelated, and have common themes such as the application of nanotechnology. This will provide a comprehensive platform for improved industrial performance and an opportunity to obtain a recognised academic qualification.

The transferability of the academic credit will allow for further upskilling and postgraduate qualifications to be achieved.

Different course options

Full time | Parkgate Road Campus | 1 year | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-20

Modules

The nature of scientific research: Types of research (analytical, descriptive, experimental, quantitative and qualitative), scientific language (hypothesis, concepts, operational definitions, dependent/independent variables), sampling procedures, measurement issues (reliability and validity). Research and data collection methods: Experimental research (developing hypotheses, independent/dependent variables, controls, sample selection, study designs, and experimental validity); descriptive research (questionnaires and interviews, case studies); qualitative research (characteristics, procedures, methods of data collection, data analysis, and internal/external validity).

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:1 honours degree or relevant industrial experience is required.

University information

From a teaching college established in 1839, to becoming the University of Chester in 2005, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in...more