Food hygiene

Food hygiene degree program focuses more on professional subjects from production and production of food of animal origin. Curricula are oriented so that the veterinarian was able to coordinators of their wholesomeness from primary production to consumer. Although this curriculum has been evaluated inthe 2005 reevalvovaný expert committee of the European Community and in full compliance with EU standards . Diploma obtained in UVLF is valid in EU countries.

Prospects of graduates

Professional interests and the graduates

A specialist of the program is focused on gaining deep expertise, skills and knowledge necessary to enable them to fulfill this professional focus and Graduate:

Food · exercise supervision over the production of food of animal origin, handling and marketing, especially sliced ​​meat, game, freshwater fish and handling,

· Carry out food surveillance in commercial network

· Issue certificates for milk production in dairy processing and treatment,

· Carry out inspection activities in approved export food premises,

· Audit,

· Supervise the import and export food

· Exercise supervision over food production, handling and marketing of foods of plant origin,

· Carry out food surveillance equipment in providing catering services,

· Carry out epidemiological surveillance of food-risk production activities, in the case of foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional purposes such as infant food, delicatessen, confectionery, ice cream, water and other

· Perform laboratory testing of foods in the institutions involved in the investigation and control of food

· Carry out activities in veterinary epidemiology and health facilities,

· Manage operations, technology and manufacturing processes to optimize the hygienic conditions in food processing organizations in the production of food (meat, dairy, poultry, fat, freezing, canning, catering, etc..)

The plans, organize, control and implement training activities for the protection of environment in the region,

· Organize and manage sanitation and food-processing technology by-products of agriculture and food industry

· Regulate the production of quality raw milk by applying the latest developments in agricultural primary production of milk and guide the work of sanitation (cleaning, disinfection, disinfestation and rodent control) at the premises of primary agricultural production and food premises,

· Perform detection of infectious agents and invasive diseases,

· Graduate is competent to practice veterinary surgeon to the provision of diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive consulting field in diseases of economic, residential and exotic animals

· Perform different functions in the sanitary and epidemiological control, inspection, control and laboratory activities, as well as to develop scientific, advisory and expert work on the above mentioned sections,

· The work of teaching positions at secondary, vocational and higher education,

· Graduates can work in different professional and managerial positions in the bodies of veterinary services, investigative and diagnostic equipment, environmental authorities, the professional sections of the work of the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of the Interior, hereinafter referred to as a management and professionals in the field of quality and hygiene of food businesses, as researchers workers in research and development institutions,

· Also operate in the European Union and other countries around the world.

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Conditions of admission

Requirements for students

The admission procedure may proceed with the candidate, who successfully managed the school-leaving examinations. Recruiting for the study of UVLF in Manchester is conditional upon successful completion of the admission procedure. The order of candidates will be determined by the number of points obtained from tests in curriculum and assessment profile subjects biology and chemistry in high school, active participation in school Olympiads work professionally in organizations close to the selected course and other prerequisites, the student must certify in writing to the application the study. In case of equality of points of entrance examinations to decide the order of the score sheet from the average high school.

The application must be accompanied by: · CV · photocopies of certificates from high school, · certified photocopy of high school (except for candidates who are school-leaving examinations in 2011), · diploma or a certificate of active participation in school Olympiads · confirmation of work organizations in professionally close to the chosen study program, · confirmation of other assumptions for the study, Passware box in the application must be completed, · candidate directly from high school must complete courses from the year-end report card and put mark, a certificate of high school is necessary, · doctor's certificate is a prerequisite · applicant must sign the application, · candidate, who has studied at some of the universities is to accurately and truthfully fill in the appropriate box

An applicant who has sent the electronic form to send additional mail: · offered by the printed electronic application, * curriculum vitae, · confirm the accuracy of data on the application and consent to the use of personal data, · medical certificate on the ability of the tenderer to study in Manchester UVLF · proof of payment of the fee admission process if you already graduated, as well as photocopies of certificates and certified photocopy of high school.

Conditions for international students

Same as for Slovak students

Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Each applicant must submit entrance examination

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Prof. MVDr. Juraj Pistl, PhD. , e-mail:

General information on the admission exam

Dates of entrance examination: 6 - 13. 6. 2011

Fee for admission procedure: application filed in writing: € 40 application is filed electronically: € 30

Form of entrance exam

written form, a test


biology, chemistry

  • Apply the application for study

    04.01.2021 - 31.03.2021

  • Performance of the entrance exam

    02.06.2021 - 03.06.2021

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted

  • leaving certificate (electronic form)
  • CV (electronic form)

Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 720 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 40 €
E-application form: 40 €

Billing information

Bank: State Treasury, Radlinského 32, 810 05 Bratislava

Account Name:
University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Manchester, Comenius No. 73, 041 81 Košice


Variable symbol:

IBAN: 4281800000007000072225

Constant symbol: 0308

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