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Master degrees in Food Hygiene equip postgraduates with the skills to maintain and promote human health, through the clean and sanitary handling of food. They may focus on the production, storage and preparation of food in a range of commercial (or domestic) scenarios.
Related subjects include Food & Beverage Production. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Food Science or Agriculture.
Food Hygiene is essential in securing the safety and quality of the food we consume every day. From the systems related to pre- and post-harvest processes, to the distribution of food after manufacture, it is important that food is protected at each stage of its production.
It is to this end that you will examine the relationship between food and public health – including the scientific, technical and legislative factors which influence food safety.
For example, you may investigate food law and the differences between policies of food safety regulation across different countries. Alternatively, you may analyse matters such as global food security, including the protection of food from diseases and preventing the spread of epidemics such as swine flu.
Careers may include smaller-scale roles in health and safety monitoring, public policy and food regulation.
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Through this course you’ll explore 21st century food manufacturing and develop your understanding of how the biochemical properties of food components influence how foods taste and feel, and how they impact nutrition and health. Read more
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. Read more
Understanding food, its components, quality and consumer appeal are the ingredients of Food Science. At the University of Otago, Food Science papers aim to prepare people for creative, challenging, diverse and rewarding food industry careers. Read more
Consumer Food Science is the study of what influences our food choices. culture, sensory perception (taste, appearance, smell, texture), food quality, diet, nutrition, lifestyle and marketing influences. Read more
This course is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and ability to become a professional food process engineer. The food and drink industry is the biggest manufacturing sector in the UK, larger than the automotive and aerospace sectors combined. Read more
The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students who aim to, or currently work within the agri-food industry and related sectors, offering a unique qualification in the fields of food safety and security. Read more
On this course, you’ll work with expert academics from the . Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences. as you. learn to apply and maintain advanced food quality assurance systems that meet both UK and international expectations. Read more
The safety, quality and nutritional properties of the food that reaches consumers depends upon food scientists. Building on your scientific undergraduate studies, this course will allow you to gain an in-depth knowledge of the science of food. Read more
MSc Food Safety Management at UCLan provides a fascinating and comprehensive focus on important areas of HACCP auditing, foodborne disease, food safety hazards and the effective management of food safety. Read more
Food is necessary for human survival, is an important source of pleasure, and plays an enormous role in the global economy. Microbes play an essential role in food preservation and safety, food for health and food biotechnology. Read more
The Global Food Security (Food Safety) programme is delivered by leading research active staff within the Internationally recognised Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) based at Queen’s University Belfast. Read more