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Food Safety and Toxicology

The University of Hong Kong

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
18064 USD/year
18064 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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About

This is a two-year part-time or one-year full-time postgraduate programme in Food Safety and Toxicology offered by the School of Biological Sciences at The University of Hong Kong. 

Overview

The objective is to provide comprehensive and advanced training on a multi-disciplinary field involving general toxicology, food toxicology, regulatory toxicology and food safety management. 

The programme in Food Safety and Toxicology, offered by The University of Hong Kong,focuses on food safety perspectives. It emphasizes basic knowledge as well as practical skills in the recognition, safety evaluation and regulation of human exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals and pathogens in our living environment and via dietary intake of foods.

Lectures and workshops will be taught primarily by experts in the fields of toxicology research, policy development and food industry with relevant experience and perspectives.

Programme Structure

Mode of Attendance

  • Full Time (one year, including evenings and Saturdays)
  • Part Time (two years, not offered in 2020-21)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

69 alternative credits

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours in Science. Preference will be given to those who possess a Bachelor's degree in physiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, food science, chemistry, biological sciences, clinical laboratory science, environmental sciences, pharmacology or other related disciplines.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18064 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18064 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18064 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • HK$140,000 per full programme

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Food Safety and Toxicology
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The University of Hong Kong

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