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About This Programme

Are you interested in understanding the intricacies of the food supply chain?

Our online MSc in Food Safety and Quality Management provides a comprehensive exploration of safety and quality management systems using a 'farm-to-fork' perspective. Designed for industry professionals, this programme offers the opportunity to deepen your understanding of foodborne illness agents and essential control measures that ensure food safety throughout the supply chain.

This online programme benefits from the rich expertise and experience of NRI staff involved in the delivery of the on-campus Applied Food Safety and Quality Management programme which has over four decades of pioneering research and knowledge exchange in this field.

What Makes Us Unique

  • Practitioner-based learning at a trusted and world-renowned institution: NRI has over 125 years of history in international development research and practice, with ongoing links in more than 30 countries worldwide, thus providing opportunities for practitioner-based learning.
  • Study at Your Own Pace: Gain a qualification while you work. Directly relate your assignments to the daily problems you may face.
  • Student Projects – Demonstrate the knowledge, understanding, and skills acquired during the programme through a work-based project in your area of interest. Dissertation topics vary widely, from the challenges of implementing Blockchain technology in the food industry to the impact of legislative changes on food businesses or the difficulties fumigators face ensuring safe grain delivery in ship cargo.
  • Study from Anywhere: Learn within your own time and from anywhere. This online programme makes it easier to balance education with your personal and professional commitments.
  • Access to a Massive Online Library: Gain access to our online library as well as Studiosity, a student support service that provides feedback on assignment drafts.

Programme Team

The team leading this programme has expertise in a variety of relevant fields such as food science, microbiology, human nutrition, food chemistry, food engineering, product development, packaging, food safety, food marketing, legislation, and sustainability.

Career Opportunities

This qualification will help you accelerate your career in the food industry by supporting your applications for promotion to more senior roles.