University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Food Security

Food Security exists when 'all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life', World Food Summit 1996. Our work in Food Security focuses on two main areas: Improving food safety in the UK, EU, Africa and Asia through controlling major foodborne pathogens such as Campylobacter and Salmonella and increasing productivity through control of endemic disease in the UK including Avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli and in Asia and Africa and through improvements in animal welfare.

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement is a good 1st degree in a relevant scientific subject.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years
MD Part-time - 4 years
MPhil Full-time - 2 years
MPhil Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927