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Food Safety Management

3 Years
September 2023
Distance Learning

Our online MSc Food Safety Management course provides a fascinating and comprehensive focus on important areas of HACCP auditing, foodborne disease, food safety hazards and the effective management of food safety. It’s ideal if you are in the food industry, enforcement and education and want to develop your knowledge and skills in a food safety career.

Why study with us

  • Complete this part-time, online master’s around your work to develop your career in food industry, research or national/international enforcement.
  • You’ll apply the principles of food safety management to develop effective management systems for the production of safe and legal food products.
  • Join us and take the opportunity to learn from your peers from all over the world. We have alumni from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America.

What you’ll do

  • Delivered completely online, all learning activities are supported by live webinars, asynchronous discussions and online tutor support.
  • 100% of the assessed work is through coursework assignments and there are no examinations.

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Module overview

Course delivery

This is a distance learning course which is taught entirely online with no face-to-face teaching.


Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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  • This course is accredited by Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST), providing a benchmark of quality assurance that illustrates our programme offers students the best possible food-related education.

Academic expertise

If you’d like to speak to the Course Leader, please do not hesitate to contact her directly. Dr. Jan Mei Soon: Tel (+44) 1772 89 4567 E

Future careers

MSc Food Safety Management graduates develop their careers in the food industry, research and academia, local and/or international enforcement, and the private sector. 

Fees and funding

Distance Part-time£867 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£933 per 20 credits
Distance Part-time£933 per 20 credits

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Sport and Health Sciences located in the Faculty of Allied Health and Wellbeing

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