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University College Dublin: Food Regulatory Affairs VPH

Institution University College Dublin View institution profile
Department UCD School of Veterinary Medicine
Telephone +353 1 716 8500
Study type Taught


MSc Food Regulatory Affairs (Veterinary Public Health VPH) covers the regulation of the entire food chain from “farm to fork”.

This part-time programme provides postgraduate training in Food Regulatory Affairs together with a specialism in Veterinary Public Health (VPH) and is particularly designed for veterinarians employed in the food sector who wish to develop their career in this field.

The programme is entirely distance taught and Internet delivered.

European and global experts in veterinary and food science, law, economics, and policy contribute to the programme The awards are granted jointly between Ulster University (UK), and University College Dublin.

Applications are directly with University of Ulster. Queries on Application and Entry Requirements should be directed to University Ulster

There are excellent job prospects for graduates in food and projections for graduates in this discipline are extremely positive. At a time when the importance of the link between food and regulation is becoming increasingly evident, this programme will provide graduates with the skills necessary to function in technical, advisory and management roles in the food industry, public sector and regulatory agencies. Within the food industry graduates will work in areas such food regulatory affairs, food labelling, product development and innovation, research and development, technical sales, product quality enhancement, with the distinct advantage of bringing a regulatory perspective to each of these roles.


University College Dublin


Why UCD?
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2023 QS World University Rankings, UCD was named 181 in the world. 

UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the university has a student body of over 38,000 students with more than 9,500 international students drawn from 152 countries. UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 12,000 graduate students; almost a quarter of whom are graduate research students.

Students are attracted to UCD by the strength …

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