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Food Regulatory Affairs

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.

Entry requirements

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

Applicants for the PgCert must hold an Honours or non-Honours degree with a pass mark of 50% or equivalent standard. Relevant subject degree areas include Human Nutrition, Food Science, and Agriculture/Biological/Biomedical Sciences/Veterinary Medicine. Other degrees (e.g. Law) will also be acceptable provided that the applicant can demonstrate experience in food regulatory affairs.

Applicants are also to demonstrate evidence of competence in written and spoke English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).

Duration

1 year part-time
eLearning - online

Number of credits

30 credits

Careers or further progression

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.

Further enquiries

UCD
Contact Name: Aideen McKevitt
T: +353 (0)1 716 2806

Ulster University:
Faculty Office
T: +44 (0)28 7012 4159
E: science@ulster.ac.uk
Course Director: Dr Kristina Pentieva
T: +44 (0)28 7012 4675
E: k.pentieva@ulster.ac.uk

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/201718/food-regulatory-af...

Comment

Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

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.

Application date

PT (X307)
Applications are directly with University of Ulster. Queries on Application and Entry Requirements should be directed to University of Ulster.

Applications to our postgraduate courses are made through Ulster University’s online application system. 

Enrolment and start dates

Start dates: September 2017

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