MSc in Advanced Food Safety atQueen's University Belfast Faculty of Medicine, Health And Life Sciences

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2023 View all dates

Duration

1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1845

Highlights

  • The MSc in Advanced Food Safety is tailored towards students seeking to develop a career within the agri-food industry and related sectors, and offers the opportunity to obtain a unique internationally recognised qualification from a global leader in the fields of food safety and food security
  • The MSc Advanced Food Safety programme is delivered by IGFS researchers and focuses on the new and emerging issues threatening food safety and food security, and concentrates on the utilisation of recent developments in analytical approaches to monitor and regulate food integrity, authenticity and security.
  • Advanced Food Safety MSc students will be provided with access to additional free course content aimed at helping students of all levels of English language to improve their written accuracy, structure and criticality

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #401-500

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #216

      - QS 2022

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #34

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #33

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #308

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 23,02,499
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 10,09,420
TotalINR 10,09,420

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 99.46

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 26ᵗʰ December 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

50%

  • Applicants should normally hold a 2.2 Honours degree or above in a relevant area of science or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University.
  • Applications from a diverse range of backgrounds, therefore applicants who do not meet the above academic requirements but hold a degree (or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University) and can demonstrate appropriate postgraduate experience, will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Successful completion of Bachelor degree with:

    • Second Division Pass and a minimum final average of 53 - 55% (in the traditional system), or
    • CGPA 5.3 - 6.5 on the 10 point scale; depending on the institution attended and the grading system used
    • University take into account that at some of India's most prestigious higher education institutions it is rare to be awarded a First Class degree. For this reason, it may be possible at the discretion of the Selector to consider candidates from top institutions who have achieved a very good Second Class degree with a final average of 53% (where a UK 2:2 is required)

PTE

Marks - 55/90

  • with minimum of 51 in each component

IELTS

Marks - 6/9

  • not less than 5.5 in any component.

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP waiver:- India Standard XII (CBSE/CICSE/Karnataka/Maharashtra/Tamil Nadu/West Bengal boards) with 70% (An official Digilocker verification document will be required)
Conditional Offer

Yes

If Applicants have a conditional offer: If Applicants offer of a place is conditional upon the completion of a degree or other qualification (such as an English language examination), please remember to upload a scanned copy of your official examination results by logging on to the online application portal. https://www.qub.ac.uk/new-students/postgraduate/new-international-postgraduate-students/

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

LOR
  • Applicants must include the names and contact details of two referees, normally academics, who are familiar with your undergraduate and/or postgraduate studies
  • If they have taken a higher degree or postgraduate course, one of their referees should normally be from that institution
  • If they have been away from higher education for some time, they may use an employer as one of their referees
  • Students do not need to include reference letters with their application. These will be requested directly by the University if required

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Important Dates

Sep , 2023

Course Commencement Date

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