Course Description

Food Safety Management



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 Irelands major food companies, including food producers, processors, caterers and retailers.

Training ProviderDublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
Course LocationDublin, Ireland
Location PostcodeDublin 1
Course CategoryFood & Safety Management, Business
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Course FeePOA
Course Duration2 years part-time
Course TimeThis part-time only mode requires attendance for one day per week from 2pm to 8.30 pm with occasional field trips of longer duration (some foreign travel will be required).
Entry RequirementsAn 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.
Carear PathGraduates will be able to occupy significant roles in industry as responsible persons, while also being qualified for employment positions in regulatory affairs, consultancy and administration in both government and industry.
Phone(01) 402 3445
Course CodeDT9437 (FT) DT437 (PT)
For information about Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), please visit our Training Provider page on Postgrad.ie by clicking here.

Course Provider

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)



(01) 402 3392
DIT Admissions Office, 143 - 149 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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