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University of Salford

Risk and Crisis Management (Food Safety Assurance)

This course reflects the growing importance of food and consumer product safety, specifically around issues of counterfeiting, contamination, economically motivated adulteration and fraud. The programme has been developed in collaboration with Red 24, a leading global risk management specialist. As such, it bridges the gap between commercial and academic worlds, providing an accredited curriculum that covers:

  • Strategic international business management
  • Food fraud and malicious product tampering
  • Crisis management and business continuity
  • Product recall
  • Business innovation projects

Entry requirements

To gain entry onto this course, you should have a minimum of a lower second class honours degree.

We also welcome applications from students who may not have formal/traditional entry criteria, but who have relevant experience or the ability to pursue the course successfully.

Course modules

  • Strategic International Business Management
  • Food Fraud and Malicious Product Tampering
  • Crisis Management and Business Continuity
  • Product Recall (Food and Non-Food)
  • Business Innovation Project

Assessment methods

Coursework, presentations, case studies, dissertation and internship.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for international students only).


For up-to-date fees, visit the University of Salford's website.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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