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Food Safety, Hygiene and Management - MSc

University of Birmingham School of Chemical Engineering

Full time & Part time September PgDip, PgCert, MSc 12 months full-time, 6-24 months part time

About the course

Our Food Safety, Hygiene and Management Masters provides advanced academic training in food safety and food control. You will consider the relationship between food and public health, and examine the scientific, technical, managerial, political and legislative factors that influence food safety.

 Develop your career in a field that has worldwide application. Access to safe food is of universal concern. However, industrial methods of food production and the globalisation of the food chain increase the potential for contamination, resulting in larger and more serious incidents, as well as providing opportunities for emerging pathogens and economically motivated adulteration.

The control of food contaminants requires a multidisciplinary approach and

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 Honours degree in a relevant science (eg, biology, microbiology, food science, environmental health etc,). Candidates holding other qualifications may be admitted to the programme after an interview and submission of evidence of academic competence and experience in a relevant field. Learn more about entry requirements.

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Kostas Vassos

Kostas moved to the UK for his Masters degree at Birmingham, and since completing it has worked for two food companies.

Kostas is a postgraduate mentor, you can contact him online with questions or read further about his experience at the University of Birmingham on his mentor page: http://www.pg.bham.ac.uk/mentor/kostas-vassos/

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