Abbreviation FT / PT
MSc (Food Safety & Toxicology) FT

This is a one-year full-time postgraduate programme offered by the School of Biological Sciences. The objective is to provide comprehensive and advanced training on a multi-disciplinary field involving general toxicology, food toxicology, regulatory toxicology and food safety management. The programme focuses on food safety perspectives. It emphasizes basic knowledge as well as practical skills in the recognition, safety evaluation and regulation of human exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals and pathogens in our living environment and via dietary intake of foods.

Lectures and workshops will be taught primarily by experts in the fields of toxicology research, policy development and food industry with relevant experience and perspectives.

Mode of Attendance

Full Time (one year, including evenings and Saturdays)

Medium of Instruction
Programme Entrance Requirements

A Bachelor's degree with Honours in Science. Preference will be given to those who possess a Bachelor's degree in physiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, food science, chemistry, biological sciences, clinical laboratory science, environmental sciences, pharmacology or other related disciplines.

Programme Admissions Advisor(s)
Dr. Hani S El-Nezami
Tel: 2299 0835
Fax: 2559 9114
Dr. Stephanie WY Ma
Tel: 2299 0353
Fax:  2299 0353

Tel: 3917 5287