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Global Food Safety Management and Risk Analysis

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
681 USD/credit
681 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Master the knowledge of risk analysis to critically evaluate the risk of major food hazards and address food safety issues worldwide.

Overview

  • To provide a unique and professionally oriented training on global food safety management and risk analysis for science/technology graduates who want to develop their expertise in the area of food safety.
  • To provide students with advanced knowledge in the major and newly emerging hazards affecting food safety from a global perspective.
Upon completion of this programme, students should be able to:
  • Understand international food standards, laws and regulations and critically evaluate food safety policy as well as legal and sector specific frameworks for food safety management at local, national and international levels;
  • Demonstrate competence in developing risk-based food safety management strategies and implementing food safety management systems (e.g., ISO22000);
  • Demonstrate fundamental skills in critical analysis, information technology and communication; and
  • Work effectively as an individual and in multi-disciplinary groups with a commitment to lifelong learning to enhance their professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Food Safety Risk Analysis
  • Global Food Safety Management
  • Food Safety in Action
  • International Food Standards, Laws and Regulations
  • Foodborne Chemical and Microbial Hazards: Case Studies
  • Global Food Security
  • Capstone Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Initial Registration Credits

  • 6 for local students
  • 12 for non-local students

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.
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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 food safety, food science, food technology, food management, public health or other relevant science disciplines. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

HK$5,300 per credit for local and non-local students

Funding

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