This MSc course is designed to provide a holistic view of food safety as it applies to the human food supply chain.
Incorporating pre and post-harvest stages of food production, it examines crop safety, animal welfare and the economics of the supply chain.
The programme would be suitable for those who have an undergraduate degree in agricultural sciences, biological science, food systems, veterinary medicine and human medicine.
It's also suitable for professionals from agriculture, food or rural industries, as well as government officials, international organisations, researchers in food safety and the third sector.
Delivered part time through online learning, the course covers a period of three to six years.
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