Taught course

Food Safety Management

Institution
Dublin Institute of Technology · School of Food Science and Environmental Health
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An honours bachelor degree (2.2 grade or higher) or equivalent in a discipline relevant to Food Safety Management. It is expected that participants will have significant work experience and fit the profile of a manager or technical professional. Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on your academic grades and may also take into account your work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview for specific programmes.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Recent food crises highlight the essential need for professional, up to date training in Food Safety Management. This interdisciplinary, skills based MSc. Programme, focuses on the complex, national and EU regulatory and management systems in place to ensure Food Safety and consumer protection, and reviews the many proposed future changes in Food Regulation.

Successful completion of the programme allows participants to progress to the next level in their career. Run on both a full-time and a part time basis, it is organised specifically to accommodate those working or wishing to work in the food industry. Past graduates now work in regulatory positions either nationally or in the EU as Environmental Health Officers, Veterinarians or Laboratory Analysts in the public sector. Others working in the private sector now occupy significant roles technical management in all of Ireland’s major food companies, including food producers, processors, caterers and retailers.

Information for international students

International Student Office, Dublin Institute of Technology, International Office, DIT, 41 Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1 Find out more at the International Office: http://dit.ie/international/ Telephone: +353 1 402 4253/ 7844 Email: pg.international@dit.ie.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Mr Fintan Moran
Email
fintan.moran@dit.ie
Phone
01 402 7546