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  • Place of teaching Parma, Bologna, Reggio Emilia , Piacenza, Modena
  • Language English
  • Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
  • Degree type Joint degree
  • Learning activities Course structure diagram

The Master Degree is an inter-university degree course coordinated by the University of Parma.
One of three curricula included in the Master titled "Risk Management", will be performed at the University of Bologna providing to the students knowledge and skills on management of biological risk at farm and human level by using food technologies, epidemiological and predictive analysis.

What will you study?

The course offers a multidisciplinary training with a solid theoretical and empirical basis for in-depth analysis, with a constant focus on comparative and international perspectives. In addition, it includes practical activities for concrete application of the acquired skills.

Experiences abroad

As part of the experiences abroad, the course offers the possibility of internships in international organisations and participation in exchange programmes. These experiences offer direct contact with international realities, enriching the understanding of global dynamics and providing a concrete advantage in the international labour market.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme

Perform food risk analysis, prevention and management activities

Apply management and control systems aimed at guaranteeing the safety of food products

Be able to evaluate risk management and communication policies

Apply risk assessment and risk reduction strategies to reduce consumer exposure to known risks and possible emerging risks

Use the scientific method of investigation and apply knowledge and skills in solving problems in multiple areas of food safety

The course in numbers

  • ND International students and students not residing in the region

  • ND Graduates aligned to the exam schedule

  • ND Graduates with experience abroad

  • ND Graduates satisfied with their studies

  • ND Graduates who are working

  • ND Graduates who are not working but are studying or not looking for work

  • ND Graduates who are not working but looking for work

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