Advanced Diploma - Food Safety

1 year
20,875 CAD
Rolling admission
Rolling admission
St. John's / Canada
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Program description

The program is geared toward improving the industry's approach to ensuring the safety and quality of its food products. A solid technical education in food safety and food inspection is its stated goal.

The lectures, workshops, practical sessions, guest lecturers, and projects in these courses will help you develop the technical and practical skills you need to succeed in your chosen field. You will learn a great deal and grow as a professional as a result of the work term placement.

Program structure

Term 1

  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Hygiene and Food Safety
  • Food Processing
  • Applied Statistics
  • Technical Project

Term 2

  • Fundamentals of Canadian Food Laws and Regulations
  • Management Principles
  • Food Inspection Techniques
  • FoodBorne Diseases/Toxicology
  • Technical Project
  • Regulatory Food Safety Systems (PCPs)
  • Canned Foods and Thermal Processing
  • An Introduction to Food Manufacturing Food Safety Standards Approved by Global Food Safety Initiatives

Term 3

  • Work Term - Advanced Diploma in Food Safety


  • TERM 1 - 9,192 CAD
  • TERM 2 - 9,192 CAD
  • WORK TERM - 2,490 CAD

Total: 20,875 CAD

Please note - The fees and charges indicated herein are as of the date of printing. The Marine Institute reserves the right to make changes to regulations, fees and charges listed above.


Requirements for applicants

Candidates for admission to the Advanced Diploma in Food Safety must be:

  • graduates of an appropriate diploma of technology (three (3) years duration), or
  • a bachelor degree, or
  • a combination of work experience and formal education acceptable to the Admissions Committee, and have completed introductory courses in biology and chemistry.

About the university

Memorial University has a unique responsibility to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador as the only university in the province. Memorial University was founded as a tribute to the Newfoundlanders who gave their lives in military duty during globe War I and later conflicts. We take inspiration from their efforts to create a better future for our province, our country, and the globe.

Over 115 different nations are represented among Memorial University's 19000+ students. Programs range from the traditional to the cutting edge, and can be found at any of Memorial's five locations or online. Memorial University's worldwide network of nearly 100,000 successful alums enhances the institution's capacity and reputation for leadership in research, teaching, and public engagement. Learn more about Memorial University in this quick read.

Vision, Mission

  • Vision — Memorial University will rise to prominence as one of Canada's and the world's top public institutions of higher learning, and it will honor its commitment to serving the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Mission — When it comes to education, research, scholarship, creative activity, service, and public engagement, Memorial University is committed to being at the forefront of innovation and excellence. International students and scholars are welcomed and supported at Memorial, and the institution's contributions of knowledge and experience are valued on all levels of society.


More than 19,400 students and 3,800 teachers and staff from more than 115 countries study, teach, conduct research, create, and participate in activities at our campuses and other locations. You can attend classes at one of Memorial University's several campuses in Newfoundland and Labrador or anywhere in the world; we also offer 475 courses online.

  • St. John's campus
  • Grenfell Campus
  • Marine Institute
  • Harlow Campus
  • Signal Hill Campus
  • Labrador Campus

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