Taught course

Food Safety and Control (top-up)

London South Bank University · Applied Science

Entry requirements

Normally an honours degree in Food Science, Food Technology, Environmental Health or other science discipline with a significant content relevant to food safety and control is required. Applicants must have completed and passed 140 credits at level 7 in relevant subjects and one of which must be research methods. Equivalent UK or overseas qualifications are acceptable.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

The top-up enables applicants with 140 credits at level 7 to progress to dissertation for the award of a masters (MSc) degree.

This course focuses on food safety and control. It is intended for students from a wide range of academic backgrounds, who are either already working in the food industry or choosing to make a career in the industry, and who wish to specialise in the area of food safety and control.

The course opens a wide range of career opportunities including positions in:

  • product development;
  • quality control;
  • food safety and quality management;
  • catering and retailing;
  • technical auditing;
  • and food law enforcement.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
4 months

Course contact details

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