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UCD Centre for Food Safety

Ionad Sábháilteachta Bia UCD

MSc Food Safety and Risk Analysis

The UCD Centre for Food Safety offers the MSc Food Safety and Risk Analysis, a one year full-time graduate taught programme.

The UCD Centre for Food Safety is a research pillar of the UCD Institute for Food and Health and is a well-equipped modern laboratory capable of investigating bacteria of importance to food safety. As part of the MSc, students take a lab-based module and benefit from open access to this unique and highly developed research environment.

  • The MSc Food Safety & Risk Analysis will give you a detailed understanding of the issues affecting food safety both from the perspective of the food industry and regulatory authorities.

  • Participants in the course are multi-national and can share perspectives on the global issues affecting food safety.

  • The programme works closely in partnership with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, allowing the participants to get a good appreciation of food regulatory affairs.

  • In many cases, students can take advantage of work placement opportunities in the food industry that align with their employment objectives.

  • Excellent job prospects are available to graduates who complete the programme, particularly in food production facilities, bioprocessing, manufacturing and related industries in Ireland.
    Our graduates have progressed to careers in a broad range of internationally recognised companies including Coca Cola, Guinness, Glanbia, Kepac, and Kerry Group, among others.


Please see a full description of the MSc course at this link and a downloadable brochure.


Online Applications: (Course code X585)


Contact: Ruth Henry 01-7162868 for further information