The Government Chemist Programme in LGC organises an annual RSC approved fully residential week long postgraduate course on the analysis and examination of food and feed. The  postgraduate course is for MChemA candidates over a two year cycle, and offers a distinctive learning experience, validated by active practitioners in the APA Training Committee. The residential course at Reading includes food fraud, food labelling, the Defra Food Authenticity programme, food allergen analysis, advanced DNA testing, microscopy and mycology and food law. It also includes an evening interactive session of training in court technique for the expert witness with role play and mentoring by experienced court going scientists before a bench including a former Magistrate.

More details and application form from: Residential Postgrad Course