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Food Safety Management Academy

Aeres University of Applied Sciences

Certificate / Diploma Short course Almere

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary A programme for students interested in a career in one of the following profiles: -Food quality/food safety manager -Auditor of food quality systems -Advisor on food safety assurance
Course description Safe food has become a top priority. For many years, the Netherlands has played a leading role in the field of food safety and quality. The first food safety certificates were issued to companies in the Netherlands. “From farm to fork” approach has also played a significant role in this regard. The programme offers specialization courses: - Food safety and food quality management - EU Food Law - Food safety technologies - Implementation of food safety man. systems - Auditing food safety and quality systems - Food safety project
Study subjects - Basics of Food Safety and Food Quality Management - Food Safety Technologies - Food Safety Project - International Agri-food Business - Intercultural Communication - English - EU Food Safety Law - Implementation of Food Safety Management Systems - Auditing Food Safety Management Systems - Food Safety Management Simulation
Course objectives The student should be able to operate as an auditor of food safety manager, and as the programme aims that the student has more knowledge and skills in the all aspects of food safety and food quality to be able to operate as a professional in that field.
ECTS credits 30.00
Duration 5 month(s)
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, computer exercise, excursion, individual assignment, lecture, poster presentation, research proposal, self study, seminar, workshop
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About the institution

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Information about the institution Talent for growth. That is what Aeres University of Applied Sciences (Aeres UAS) from the Netherlands stands for. Our university is rooted in the agricultural and educational higher education. We focus on education, research and sharing knowledge. This is how we contribute to the development of innovative professionals. Professionals who are capable of taking responsible decisions in a complex world, with a natural talent for acting sustainable. Aeres University of Applied Sciences offers Bachelor programmes, a Master programme and a number of short courses. We have three faculties in the cities: Dronten, Almere and Wageningen. We share the same vision and mission, but we each have our own profile and identity. Aeres UAS is part of the Aeres group, which also contains TVET colleges in Agriculture and Aeres Training Centre International (ATCI) in Barneveld. The short coures of Aeres UAS are offered in close cooperation with ATCI and result into a certificate or diploma.


Admission requirements
  1. At least three years of working experience at Bachelor level in the field of agrifood business or food technology or three years in a relevant Bachelor programme
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6.0
Professional experience required -
Duration 5 month(s)
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
31 Aug 2020 1 Jun 2020 10 Mar 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)n.a.€ 6030€ 5880

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.


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