Food Safety & Regulatory Science

University College Dublin


Course Name Food Safety & Regulatory Science
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code D068
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Belfield
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE:2022/2023 September
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

Professional Diploma in Food Safety & Regulatory Science PT (D068)


* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes
Duration 1 year part-time online
Course Fee ProfDip Food Safety & Regulatory Science (D068) Part Time
EU/NONEU fee per year - € 5200

***Fees are subject to change
Entry Requirements This programme is aimed at Executives within the national and global food industry. Appplicants must hold minimum of an upper second class degree (NFQ Level 8 or International equivalent) , in a cognate subject and /or have considerable relevant work experience in the Agri-food industry.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English Language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element) or equivalent.
Course Content

Expand+ProfDip Food Safety & Regulatory Science
Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 30)

Food Safety is an essential Public Health issue without which there is a significant threat to health from foodborne disease. Understanding the legislation, policy...

Subjects Taught Stage 1 - Core
Food Risk AnalysisFDSC40720
Science & Stds of Food SafetyFDSC40730
Food Regulation ExecFDSC40740
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
On completion of this programme, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills relevant to Food Safety and Regulatory Science within the food industry and beyond which will develop your deep discipline specific knowledge. This can enhance your career options, progression and capabilities within the food industry, regulatory body, or within your own business.
Further Enquiries Contact us: Julie Dowsett, Programme Director. Email:
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