Applied Food Safety and Quality ManagementUniversity of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
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Rank: 90 (TCUG)
Location: University of Greenwich (Medway Campus)
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/01/09
Intl fees: £13500
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This programme provides graduates with an insight into measures that are required to provide a supply of safe and wholesome food to consumers globally. A wide spectrum of food safety and quality management issues are addressed following the farm to fork approach.
This degree offers research-informed teaching by staff at the award-winning Natural Resources Institute, with unique academic expertise and industry knowhow. It is available as a postharvest technology route.
Topics covered include: good governance and national control systems; food inspection and testing services; legislation and private standards; and management of food safety and quality within the supply chain as well as in hotels and restaurants.
Students also acquire a knowledge of the design and management of safety and quality management systems based upon risk analysis, e.g. Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), ISO 9001:2015 designed to meet the requirements of national and international legislation and private standards. Students sit the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) Level 3 Award in HACCP for Food Manufacturing and are also given membership of the Institute of Food Science and Technology.
Some lectures are delivered by invited experts currently working in the food sector. This gives our postgraduate students the opportunity to network with and learn from a range of practitioners.
Students have the opportunity to apply for short placements in the food sector, which provides them with the all important experience that they need to demonstrate when applying for jobs.
The aims of the programme are to:
Prepare graduates for careers in the national and international food chain, e.g. food businesses, consultancy, research and development
Equip graduates with the knowledge and skills that will enhance their employability
Enrich graduates understanding of the dynamics of food safety and quality management systems and the context under which they operate at national and international levels.
Applicants should have:
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Greenwich.
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There is a thriving international community at the university including students from over 100 countries around the world. The International Office is the first point of contact for these students and can help with a variety of matters around living in the UK. This includes assistance with accommodation, registering for medical services and immigration and visas advice. They help with the arrival in London while students get used to their new home and with daily life matters as well as academic ones. There are also language courses on offer for those wishing to learn or improve their English skills. At the heart of student life at the university is the Students Union and all students are automatically members. It offers a range of services to these members including academic and non-academic advice and support, representation and the organisation of various clubs and societies for extracurricular times. It also operates three different bars as well as a shop and an online shop for students. The university has a top record for its sports teams and there are a range of competitive and non-competitive activities on offer. Clubs take part in the BUCS leagues against other universities and colleges and range from cricket and football to netball and self-defence activities. Likewise the societies over all aspects of life including academic, activities and games, campaigning, cultural and performing arts as well as the chance to start their own should students find a niche.