Graduate Diploma in Food Safety

Profession-oriented training to implement and audit the principal quality and safety systems in the food industry

  • UAB Graduate Diploma
  • Code: 1470/24
  • 24th edition
  • Modality: Onsite
  • Credits: 30 ECTS
  • Start date: 05/11/2021
  • Finish date: 28/05/2022
  • Places: 35
  • Orientation: Professional
  • Price: 2220 €
  • Special price 2109 €
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  • Teaching language: Catalan (50%), Spanish (50%)
  • Location: Escola de Prevenció i Seguretat Integral. Edifi blanc, Campus UAB, Bellaterra (Barcelona)

The graduate diploma in Food Safety prepares professionals who can respond to the demand from companies and citizens for safety and trustworthiness in the processes of production, preparation, transformation and commercialisation of food products and services. 

The course content looks at food safety from a broad perspective:

  • It introduces students to quality, food safety and product traceability through the main technical and legal aspects of processes, products and consumption.
  • It teaches the legislation governing safety and responsibility in food production, laying emphasis on legal responsibility and providing guidance on practice and prevention.

Aimed at:

  • Senior managers and technical staff in food companies. 
  • Staff working in: 
    • Regulatory Councils for Designations of Origin, certifying agencies and other quality-related entities. 
    • Entities of certification and control of agrofood companies.
    • Fishing confraternities.
    • Public authorities. 
    • Inspection.
    • Agrofood consultancies. 

Career opportunities

- Technical manager of agrofood companies.
- Auditors of food safety systems.
- Auditors of food safety systems.
- Certifiers for food safety systems.
- Consultants in food quality and safety systems.
- Head of food distribution chains.
- Consultant to implementations of food safety policies in the industry.
- Directors and technicians of laboratory specialising in standards ISO/IEC 1702.


The provision of non-curricular placements is currently under consideration.

Scholarships and financial aid

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Coordinating centres

Escuela de Prevención y Seguridad Integral


Formació Continuada FUAB

Phone: 935817177

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