Food Safety, Hygiene and Management (Postgraduate Certificate)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
Postgraduate Certificate

How long you will study
6 - 7 months

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Food Safety, Hygiene and Management at University of Birmingham

This programme provides advanced academic training in food safety and food control. It includes topics such as food control, hazard analysis and critical control point (HACCP) and food chain security. You will consider the relationship between food and public health, and examine the scientific, technical, managerial, political and legislative factors that influence food safety. The syllabus includes detailed coverage of food safety hazards, especially microbial contamination, and the impact of such contamination on public health. Also covered in depth are the Food Controls used in the EU to contain such hazards. It provides an opportunity for students to develop an appreciation of the relationship between food and public health by focusing on the factors that influence food safety and quality. These are multidisciplinary and include scientific, technical, managerial, political and legislative matters. The programme is assessed using both traditional unseen examination and coursework.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study6 - 7 months
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Students will need to demonstrate that they have a good level of written and spoken English and they can demonstrate their level of English with IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or alternative qualifications.

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