Food Regulatory Affairs

GradCert Food Regulatory Affairs
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 30)

Grad Cert Food Regulatory Affairs is a 30 credit programme which covers the regulation of the entire food chain from "farm to fork".

These programmes are designed to provide postgraduate training in Food Regulatory Affairs for individuals employed in the food sector or those who wish to develop their career in this field but who are unable to study full time.

The programme is entirely distance taught and Internet delivered.

European and global experts in science, law, economics, and policy contribute to the course

The awards are granted jointly between Ulster University (UK), and University College Dublin.

Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

This Food Regulatory Affairs Graduate Programmes are designed to provide postgraduate training in Food Regulatory Affairs for individuals employed in the food sector or those who wish to develop their career in this field but are unable to study full time. The programme will benefit individuals employed in food and beverage industries, regulatory agencies, government departments, and trade organisations.

Programme Outcomes
Integrate knowledge of key principles underlying the modern risk based, food chain approach to food regulation

Acquire, organise, critically analyse, interpret and present information relating to issues in Food Regulatory Affairs.

Think independently, evaluate and reflect, set tasks and select appropriate and reasoned approaches to solve problems and construct and defend reasoned conclusions

Utilize library, computer and other resources to acquire, apply and disseminate scientific knowledge in reports, presentations, and coursework

Demonstrate at professional level an ability to communicate scientific information to peers, colleagues and others as appropriate

Demonstrate a critical awareness of principles relating to scientific integrity and ethical issues in food regulatory affairs

Acquire, organise, critically analyse, interpret and present information relating to issues in Food Regulatory Affairs.

Demonstrate a critical awareness of principles relating to scientific integrity and ethical issues in food regulatory affairs

Demonstrate at professional level an ability to communicate scientific information to peers, colleagues and others as appropriate

Integrate knowledge of key principles underlying the modern risk based, food chain approach to food regulation

Think independently, evaluate and reflect, set tasks and select appropriate and reasoned approaches to solve problems and construct and defend reasoned conclusions

Utilize library, computer and other resources to acquire, apply and disseminate scientific knowledge in reports, presentations, and coursework

Entry requirements

Applications are direclty with University of Ulster. Queries on Application and Entry Requirements should be directed to University of Ulster.

Credits

30

Duration

1 year part-time

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: 2020/2021 September

Post Course Info

Careers & Employability
There are excellent job prospects for graduates in food and projections for graduates in this discipline are extremely positive. At a time when the importance of the link between food and regulation is becoming increasingly evident, this programme will provide graduates with the skills necessary to function in technical, advisory and management roles in the food industry, public sector and regulatory agencies.

Within the food industry graduates will work in areas such food regulatory affairs, food labelling, product development and innovation, research and development, technical sales, product quality enhancement, with the distinct advantage of bringing a regulatory perspective to each of these roles.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Graduate Certificate

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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