Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Food Safety

Students 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 students will examine the essential elements involved in the processing, preservation and packaging of food through analytical practical sessions. The course also gives students 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

Modules include: Advances in food/nutrition; food law and policy; food quality and processing; food safety and hygiene; food management; research methods; dissertation.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,440 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,600 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Course Enquiries
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0161 247 6969