Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Food Safety

This course offers graduates from food, nutrition or an appropriate science-related subject the opportunity to progress into careers in the important field of food safety. You will focus on food microbiology, inspection and analysis and learn to evaluate a range of food safety management systems in UK and global food control. During the course you will examine the essential elements involved in the processing, preservation and packaging of food through analytical practical sessions. The course also gives you an understanding of the key areas of food law, regulation and policy, focusing on the enforcement of legislation relating to food.

Entry requirements

Students will normally have a good UK undergraduate Honours degree, or an international equivalent, in an appropriate science related subject and/or significant proven professional experience in a relevant field.

Course modules

Core units: dissertation and research methods; food law and policy; food management; food microbiology and epidemiology; food quality and processing; food safety and hygiene management; global food security and sustainability.

Assessment methods

Assignments including critical review articles, presentations, practical experiments and data analysis reports, case studies and an independent dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hollings Campus Manchester M14 6HR North West

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
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0161 247 6969