Food Regulatory Affairs VPH

MSc Food Regulatory Affairs VPH
Academic Year 2020/2021
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

MSc Food Regulatory Affairs (Veterinary Public Health VPH) covers the regulation of the entire food chain from "farm to fork".

This part-time programme provides postgraduate training in Food Regulatory Affairs together with a specialism in Veterinary Public Health (VPH) and is particularly designed for veterinarians employed in the food sector who wish to develop their career in this field.

The programme is entirely distance taught and Internet delivered.

European and global experts in veterinary and food science, law, economics, and policy contribute to the programme

The awards are granted jointly between Ulster University (UK), and University College Dublin.
Applications are direclty with University of Ulster. Queries on Application and Entry Requirements should be directed to University Ulster

Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:
Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

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

Display an advanced knowledge of the application of key food regulatory principles to public health

Have a critical awareness of principles relating to scientific integrity and ethical issues in food regulatory affairs - Veterinary Public Health

Acquire, organise, critically analyse, interpret and present information relating to issues in Food Regulatory Affairs- Veterinary Public Health

Use the principles of scientific inquiry including evidence-based practice, audit and evaluation to research a particular Food Regulatorey- Veterinary Public Health issue that merits a detailed investigation

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

Apply the principles of scientific enquiry to design, plan and undertake a hypothesis driven research project in Veterinary Public Health

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 related to peers, colleagues and others as appropriate

Present competent scientific report suitable for submission to a relevant peer-reviewed journal, prepared in a format required for (i) a review article and(11) an original research paper in Veterinary Public Health

Acquire, organise, critically analyse, interpret and present information relating to issues in Food Regulatory Affairs- Veterinary Public Health

Apply the principles of scientific enquiry to design, plan and undertake a hypothesis driven research project in Veterinary Public Health

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

Display an advanced knowledge of the application of key food regulatory principles to public health

Have a critical awareness of principles relating to scientific integrity and ethical issues in food regulatory affairs - Veterinary Public Health

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

Use the principles of scientific inquiry including evidence-based practice, audit and evaluation to research a particular Food Regulatorey- Veterinary Public Health issue that merits a detailed investigation

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

Present competent scientific report suitable for submission to a relevant peer-reviewed journal, prepared in a format required for (i) a review article and(11) an original research paper in Veterinary Public Health

Entry requirements

Queries on Application and Entry Requirements should be directed to University of Ulster.

Credits

90

Duration

2 Years Part-Time

Fees

Queries on Programme Fees and Application should be directed to University of Ulster.

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
  • Qualification letters

    MSc

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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