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Consumer wellness: tools for food safety and human health (UNITO-UAM-QUB)

Tuition fee €16,500.00 per year

Overview

Semester 1 – Food safety of the whole value chain – University of Torino
Semester 2 – Functional Foods and Precision Nutrition – Autonomous University of Madrid
Semester 3 – Food integrity of the supply chains. Applied and advanced systems for food control – Queen’s University of Belfast
Semester 4 – Thesis – University of Torino

Please note that this path may be subject to change before the programme starts. If this affects your application, you will be notified.

Programme structure

Semester 1 – Food safety of the whole value chain – University of Torino
The main subjects covered in the track will be the food safety of the whole chain from production to consumption, with insights of foodborne pathogens physiology and virulence, food toxicology, food safety management systems. Problem solving exercise will be carried out in the field of food safety.

Semester 2 – Functional Foods and Precision Nutrition – Autonomous University of Madrid
This track will allow the students to acquire knowledge and skills related to the action/s and effect/s of bioactive food compounds on human health status. The students will explore novel entrepreneurial venues through the application of functional foods specifically designed for precision nutrition, for both healthy individuals and chronic diseases patients. This objective will be pursued through training on cutting-edge methods and techniques within the area of Molecular Nutrition and Foodomics in order to understand the role of functional foods on maintaining/enhancing human health in a personalized manner. Concepts linked to genetics and genomics will be introduced so the students can immerse into the most recent aspects of precision nutrition and explore their relevance on consumer welfare.

Semester 3 – Food integrity of the supply chains. Applied and advanced systems for food control – Queen’s University of Belfast
This track will cover from the environment to the consumer with an emphasis on incorporating new innovations with emerging technologies and how to design those get approval and acceptance for implementation.

Semester 4 – Thesis – University of Torino

Apply now! Academic year 2019/20
Application deadline
Apr 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Brussels time
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States