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M.Sc. Blended

Food Safety and Quality Assurance

University of Guelph

18 months
Duration
13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
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About

The Food Safety and Quality Assurance program of University of Guelph provides advanced, career-oriented education and training for university graduates. This program is popular with both recent graduates and those already working in industry or government.

Overview

Key facts

The Food Safety and Quality Assurance program of University of Guelph has graduates work in industry and government positions, applying knowledge of total-quality management, food safety management systems, risk analysis, detection, epidemiology and control of foodborne pathogens, food policy development and Canadian and international food law.

The MSc FSQA is a three semester (12 month) course-based program consisting of online and on campus courses and a major research project. MSc FSQA students can also participate in the Toxicology Collaborative Specialization.

Are you interested in

  • Food Safety and Quality Control 
  • Food Spoilage, Shelf Life, Food Fraud
  • Auditing and Inspection
  • Regulations and Policy
  • Pathogenesis and Epidemiology of Foodborne Pathogens

Career opportunities

  • Food Safety and Quality Control Manager
  • Food Inspector/Food Safety Evaluator 
  • Public Health Food Safety Specialist 
  • Food Safety Analyst
  • Consultant to the Food Industry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance Seminar
  • Food Law and Policy
  • Food Quality Assurance Management
  • Food Safety Systems Management
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance Research Project
  • Principles of Food Safety and Quality Assurance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B-
B- (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BSc honours degree with courses in food science, nutrition, public health or other related fields. Applicants with a Bachelor of Technology, Engineering in food science or a degree in veterinary medicine may also be accepted.
  • The FSQA graduate level courses require a background in food science or a closely related field.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6837 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2377 CAD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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