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This is a two-year part-time or one-year full-time postgraduate programme offered by the School of Biological Sciences. The objective is to provide comprehensive and advanced training on a multi-disciplinary field involving general toxicology, food toxicology, regulatory toxicology and food safety management. The programme focuses on food safety perspectives. It emphasizes basic knowledge as well as practical skills in the recognition, safety evaluation and regulation of human exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals and pathogens in our living environment and via dietary intake of foods.
Lectures and workshops will be taught primarily by experts in the fields of toxicology research, policy development and food industry with relevant experience and perspectives.
Notes about fees for this course
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To be eligible for admission to the courses leading to a taught postgraduate qualification, a candidate:
a) shall comply with the General Regulations;
b) shall hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;
c) shall satisfy any other admission requirements which may be prescribed from time to time for the relevant curriculum; and
d) for a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).
An application for exemption from the above requirements shall be considered on a case by case basis.
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