|Abbreviation||FT / PT|
This is a two-year part-time or 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)
Part Time (two years, not offered in 2019-20)
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.
List of Programmes
Full Time: 12:00 noon (HKT), April 30, 2019