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Examine how EU operates its controls on imports from the rest of the world in order to protect its food safety, animal health and plant health status.

Summary

The objective of this short course is to examine how the EU operates its controls on imports from the rest of the world in order to protect its food safety, animal health and plant health status. The students will develop an understanding of the principles and practice of the Union's trade policy, the Common Commercial Policy (CCP), which is of vital importance to any student of the global trade environment.

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About

The objective of this short course is to examine how the EU operates its controls on imports from the rest of the world in order to protect its food safety, animal health and plant health status. The students will develop an understanding of the principles and practice of the Union's trade policy, the Common Commercial Policy (CCP), which is of vital importance to any student of the global trade environment.

Content:

  • EU’s role in world trade in food
  • Food safety regulation and agricultural trade
  • Import controls on food of animal and plant origin
  • Setting and enforcing international standards
  • Principles and policy instruments of the CCP
  • EU trade policy and analysis of trade policy issues
  • Future development of the CCP

Assessment

A multiple choice questionnaire will be offered to students as a tool for self-assessment of the acquired knowledge.

Attendance

This course is delivered online through the University of Ulster's Virtual Learning Environment.

This course is self-paced and open for enrolment at any time.

Professional recognition

Approved by the Institute of Food Science & Technology IFST Training Provider.

Start dates

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Price

£197.00

Payment information

You must register and pay for this course online.

Contact

For further information:

Email: FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Telephone: (+44) 028 9036 66