Graduate Diploma in Quality Control and Food Safety Legislation

Professional training in the management of food security contemplated under state and European legislation in terms of quality and safety applied to the agricultural food sector

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  • UAB Graduate Diploma
  • Code: 1473/16
  • 16th edition
  • Modality: Onsite
  • Credits: 30 ECTS
  • Start date: 14/01/2022
  • Finish date: 28/05/2022
  • Places: 35
  • Orientation: Professional
  • Price: 2220 €
  • Special price 1998 €
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  • Teaching language: Catalan (50%), Spanish (50%)
  • Location: Escola de Prevenció i Seguretat Integral. Edifi blanc, Campus UAB, Bellaterra (Barcelona)

Food security guarantees the harmlessness of foods to ensure that their consumption does not negatively affect health, while quality is guaranteed by the different characteristics of a product. 

The agricultural food sector oversees the safety of its food in accordance with directives for obligatory compliance on a European scale. 


  • Manage Spanish and European agricultural food regulations.
  • Train professionals to include in their actions knowledge of the functions of the European Food Authority and the National Food Security Agencies.
  • Introduce students to the procedures for obtaining food security and quality certification.
  • See Food Security as the derivative of the constitutional right to health.

This postgraduate course is part of the master’s degree in Food Security and Quality and is of a practical and professional nature, with the following activities: 

  • Online and on-site sessions.
  • Field visits and company visits.
  • Optional extracurricular activities in the area of food security and quality.


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

Escuela de Prevención y Seguridad Integral


Formació Continuada FUAB

Phone: 935817177

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