The safety and quality of food is a major concern to consumers, retailers, manufactures and regulators. High profile incidents have highlighted the need for the effective management systems and regulatory frameworks for food safety at the local, national and international levels.
Increasingly, professionals within this field require specialised knowledge and skills to help them identify and effectively manage risks. In response to these challenges, this PgCert/PgDip/MSc has been designed to meet the development needs of UK and international food safety specialists working in commerce and industry and enforcement agencies.
The Food Science and Technology degree at Cardiff Met aims to provide you with a broad understanding of modern food industries.
The course combines theoretical studies and practical work, which may be applied in the modern industrial food environment. The modular structure of the course is designed to allow you to develop your own career path according to the modules selected.
The programme continues to perform well in recruitment to the food industry post graduation.
Course information on this page relates to September 2017 entry.
The programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals and practitioners in a range of sectors. The programme combines theoretical studies and practical elements, which can be applied in the modern food processing and management.
The overall aim of this programme is to provide a high quality and professionally relevant curriculum, which will develop graduates with scientific and technical knowledge in the field of food science and technology.
This online programme aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and NPD, with specific reference and application to their own practice. This applied programme is intended to challenge the preconceptions and practice of participants, as well as developing their knowledge, skills and competencies.
No attendance at the university is required for this programme, since it is delivered by electronic means only.
Please click here for details about the Enhanced Learning Scheme and ELCAS funding.