Master Food, Society and International Food Governance

International Institute of Management & Engineering
Online

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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Online
Duration 1 Year
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Online
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

Food plays a central role in our societies, cultures, economies and personal lives, but few understand how food makes it to our plates. The Master’s in Food, Society and International Food Governance from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) clarifies this process.

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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

Objectives To provide students with the tools and knowledge to analyse and understand: Food systems and their role in society. How food and agriculture are regulated nationally and internationally. How agencies and institutions regulate agriculture and food nationally and internationally. To provide a framework for the exchange of knowledge, experiences, programmes and viewpoints among players, including other universities, researchers, professionals, civil service, private sector and government. To develop a comprehensive understanding of food systems in a local, regional and global context. To develop awareness of the role that food and food policy play across cultures, historically and in contemporary societies. To develop an understanding of the relationships between economics, environment, society, culture and agri-food policy. To develop a comprehensive understanding of international agriculture and food regulatory agencies. To develop the capacity to critically analyse and address issues of governance within food systems. To develop the capacity to apply theory and knowledge to policy analysis. To develop knowledge of how policy interventions affect food security and agricultural production. To develop an understanding of the relationships between economics, environment, society, culture and agri-food policy. To develop a comprehensive understanding of agricultural regulations and standards and their local and international implications. To develop an understanding of international agriculture and food regulatory agencies and corresponding legal texts.

· Who is it intended for?

GRADUATES OR IT’S EQUIVALENT

· Requirements

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· Qualification

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· What marks this course apart?

ON LINE STUDY ON LINE SELF LEARNING PROGRAM

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What you'll learn on the course

Governance
International
International Rights
Governance
Policy analysts
Civil Servants
Consultants
International Laws
Science
Public administrators
International Food
International Food

Course programme

Competencies

This programme will prepare you to meet the demand for knowledgeable and well-trained food systems analysts and leaders, by fostering practical and critical learning with an international perspective.

The courses are geared towards:
  • Individuals working in NGOs and community organizations that address issues related to food and agriculture.
  • Individuals working in the agri-food sector.
  • Public administrators.
  • Civil Servants.
  • Policy analysts.
  • Consultants.
  • Lawyers.
  • Journalists specializing in food politics.
  • Professional organizations or international cooperation projects that address issues linked to food and agriculture.
  • Students wishing further education on issues of agri-food governance.

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