Postgraduate study

Potential new programmes in the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Give us your views on these potential new online programmes in the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine.

MSc in Food Safety

We are considering launching a new postgraduate opportunity in the wider area of Food Safety.

This MSc would be an online programme aimed at students with any relevant agricultural and food related background keen to acquire in depth knowledge on Food Safety. 

The programme would be suitable for those with an undergraduate degree in agricultural sciences, biological science, food systems, veterinary medicine and human medicine, as well as professionals from agriculture, rural industries, the food industry, government officials, international organisations, researchers in food safety and the third sector.  The degree will cover the following core courses: Food Supply Chain, Food Safety Hazards, and Food Production Systems. It has been given a temporary name of On-line MSc in Food Safety.

The plan is to offer an on-line study, with a Postgraduate Certificate gained after 1 year, a Postgraduate Diploma after 2 years and a Master of Science (MSc) after 3. 

Food Safety survey

MSc in Food Security

We are considering developing an online masters in Food Security.

This MSc would be an online programme aimed at students with any relevant  background keen to acquire in depth knowledge on Food Security.  The programme would be suitable for those with an undergraduate degree in agricultural sciences, biological science,  food systems, sustainable development or environmental studies, as well as professionals from agriculture, environmental industries, rural industries, the food industry, international organisations and the third sector.  

The degree will cover the following core courses:  Frameworks to Assess Food Security, Sustainable Food Production, Food Systems and Professional Skills. It has been given a temporary name of online MSc in Food Security.

The plan is to offer online study, with a Postgraduate Certificate gained after 1 year, a Postgraduate Diploma after 2 years and a Master of Science (MSc) after 3. 

Take our five-minute survey to help us determine the level of interest and inform the programme's development.

Food Security survey

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