University of Birmingham
Food Safety, Hygiene and Management
This programme provides advanced academic training in food safety and food control. It includes topics such as food control, hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) and food chain security. Students will consider the relationship between food and public health, and examine the scientific, technical, managerial, political and legislative factors that influence food safety.
At least a 2nd class Honours degree awarded by an approved university or institution in an appropriate subject or a degree without Honours, awarded by an approved university or institution in an appropriate subject, followed by at least 2 years approved postgraduate experience.
The course is modular in nature, comprising 180 credits. Of these, 120 credits are taught modules which are organized into 4 modules, each of 30 credits. The remaining 60 credits comprise a research component. Part time candidates may register for as few as 1 or as many as 4 taught modules in any given academic year.
Taught modules are assessed through either a combination of examination and coursework or by coursework aloneThe research project is assessed through a written research report and a viva.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,200 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,600 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 2,280 per Whole course (home fees)||6 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Edgbaston Campus||Birmingham||B15 2TU||West Midlands|
01121 414 5005