Part time September MSc 2 years Part-Time
Food Sciences (15)

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Embark on a rewarding journey with the MSc Food Safety programme at UCD, designed to equip you with the expertise to ensure food safety in a growing global population. This comprehensive course delves into the intricacies of food safety from industry and regulatory perspectives, offering a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Delivered by esteemed experts, the programme covers modules such as Food Microbiology, Risk Analysis, and Food Security, all accessible online for your convenience. Graduates emerge with a profound understanding of ethical issues, risk assessment, and hazard identification in the food supply chain. The flexible two to four-year duration caters to working professionals and recent graduates from Science and Technology backgrounds. Entry requirements include an upper second-class degree or relevant work experience, with options for assessment based on qualifications. Join us in shaping a safer food industry and explore a range of career opportunities post-graduation.

About the course

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

As the global population increases, creating a demand for even more food, producing safe food has never been as important. Many of us are in the lucky position that we can say we get to eat something everyday, and ideally, that food which we eat should not make us sick or cause us to feel unwell. Put simply: ‘If it isn’t safe, it isn’t food!’.

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Entry Requirements

- Applicants must hold a minimum of an upper second-class degree, or international equivalent, in cognate subjects (Science, Engineering, or related discipline) and/or have considerable relevant work experience.

- Applicants who do not hold the requisite qualification (but who hold a Level 8 degree or equivalent) have been admitted previously and are advised to submit an application for assessment.

- Applicants with other awards who hold substantial relevant work experience will be considered.

- Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

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