Specialisation in Food Safety

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

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  • UAB Specialisation Diploma
  • Code: 1470/26
  • 26th edition
  • Modality: Onsite
  • Credits: 30 ECTS
  • Start date: 19/01/2024
  • Finish date: 20/11/2024
  • Places: 35
  • Orientation: Professional
  • Price: 2350 €
  • Special price 2280 €
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  • Teaching language: Spanish
  • Location: FUAB Formació. 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.


Students can benefit from the possibility of optional internships in agreement with companies in any sector, as long as the offer comes from the company, the work offered to them is related to the studies they are studying and serves to acquire internships. as a complement to the classes

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Coordinating centres

FUAB Formación. Prevención y Seguridad Integral


Formació Continuada FUAB

Phone: 935929710

Gestió Acadèmica

Phone: 93 592 97 12

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