Taught course

Risk and Crisis Management (Food Safety Assurance)

University of Salford · Salford Business School

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent or successful completion of the Graduate Certificate.

A wide range of professional qualifications are also accepted either in partial or complete fulfilment of entry requirements.

Where a student has gained a recognised Honours degree but does not meet the normal entry qualification requirement, they may still be considered for entry if they can demonstrate relevant work experience of a minimum two years duration post study and acceptable level of responsibility.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Risk and Crisis Management (Food Safety Assurance) reflects the growing strategic importance of food and consumer product safety and specifically issues such as counterfeiting, contamination, economic and economically motivated adulteration and fraud. The online programme has been developed in collaboration with Red 24, a leading global risk management specialist with operating experience in over 120 countries. As such the programme bridges the gap between commercial and academic worlds.

With a curriculum which is career-focused and industry-informed, Risk and Crisis Management at Salford Business School prepares you for a range of managerial careers. As a Risk and Crisis Management student, you’ll develop a holistic knowledge of risk and crisis management theory and technical knowledge, learning how to apply such information to business related scenarios.

Salford Business School maintains excellent links with businesses, both locally and around the globe. These industry links help us to ensure that our programmes are designed around the current needs of employers and provide exciting opportunities for undergraduate students.

By studying Risk and Crisis Management, you’ll not only graduate with an advanced knowledge of management theory, but with the experience, professional skills and industry insights to embark on an exciting career across multiple sectors and roles.

The programme is relevant for organisations offering CPD and also for those wishing to enter a managerial role within manufacturing and services.

Qualification and course duration


12-24 months


8-24 months


4-12 months

Course contact details

Tom Pinder