University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Food and Environmental Safety

This course will give you an understanding of pressures and solutions contributing to global and local food security agendas. The course draws together critical components such as climate change, the role of biodiversity, water, soil, land use, labour, nutrition transition and urbanisation to prepare you for career paths in academic research and a wide range of public and commercial enterprises, government agencies, policy development and consultancy.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (iBT) 92, PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Course modules

Modules include: Food microbiology; ecology of food and water borne pathogens; national surveillance practices and outbreak investigation; sampling to assess microbiological safety of foods; physiology of food pathogens; and food law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous and varies between modules. It includes essays, seminar presentations, practical reports, oral evaluation and assessed group work. The project will be assessed by a seminar presentation and a thesis of up to 10,000 words.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,890 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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Key information

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02476 524585