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Food Safety

Wageningen University and Research

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
18700 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Food Safety programme from Wageningen University and Research is unique, with a highly integrated approach to the field of food safety.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading centres in Food Science and Technology in Europe and the world.

Most other programmes in this field focus on the technological aspects of food safety or focus on the interaction of food safety and food quality. The programme in Wageningen focuses on the technical aspects, as well as on the legal aspects of food safety and integrates these in Food Safety Management.

Future career - Food Safety

The Food Safety programme from Wageningen University and Research is aimed to provide the market with graduates that can work as a food safety specialist in the food industry, governmental organisations, product associations or federations, food inspection services or similar, research institutes or specialized law agencies.

Programme Structure

Specialisations

  • Applied Food Safety

The Applied Food Safety specialisation focuses on Food Microbiology, Toxicology, Allergies and Risk Assessment. Thesis and internship will be performed in Food Microbiology or Food Toxicology. This specialisation is open for students with a natural sciences background

  • Food Law and Regulatory Affairs

The Food Law and Regulatory Affairs specialisation focuses on the legal aspects of food safety. Courses include International and comparative food law, Food Quality Management and Intellectual Property Rights. Thesis and internship will be in Food Law. This specialisation is open for students with a background in natural sciences and for students with a background in law.

  • Supply Chain Safety
This specialization focuses on the supply chain for foods and ingredients and the factors that play a role in safety during transport. This specialization includes courses as Global Food Security and Risk Management in Supply Chains.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a field of science relevant to your selected programme.
  • Sufficient quality of the bachelor's degree as shown by an average unweighted mark of at least 7 (Dutch system) or the international equivalent of the required quality as determined in the  International credentials evaluation guideline
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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