Master 2 From Animal to Man: Analysing and managing health and food risks (MAN-IMAL) - Parcours de la mention Biologie-Santé

Descriptif de la formation

The MAN-IMAL Master's "From Animal to Man: Analysing and Managing Health and Food Risks" is a post-graduate degree programme based on the ‘‘One World, One Health’’ concept promoted by the WHO, FAO and OIE.

To cope with the new issues on Public Health and Food Safety linked to our globalised, industrialised society, this formation trains students (doctors, pharmacists, veterinarians, scientists, food-processing engineers) to new job profiles.

Engineered by a pedagogical team of over 80 experts: research professors from a variety of disciplines (agronomy, medicine, veterinary studies, biology, pharmacy, law, economics), and numerous professionals from the same fields, the programme benefits from the support of each partner's research units.


Bachelor + 60 ECTS in: pharmaceutical or biological sciences or medical studies or veterinary studies or food process engineering or agriculture
Maitrise de l'anglais (niveau B2), Connaissance en français (niveau A2)

Contenu de la formation

The curriculum strongly emphasises the pedagogical use of ICTE allowing for maximum, individual progression within the programme and the learning processes.

Due to the international focus of MAN-IMAL, all courses are taught in English and students, as well as professors, from all over the world are welcome.

Compétences visées

The program is dedicated to acquiring theoretical knowledge, tools and methods. Cross-disciplinary courses are provided to develop :

- The ability to work as a multidisciplinary team
- Skills to identify the complementary partners required for case solving

To develop these skills, our teaching focuses on :

- Epidemiology
- Risk and Nutritional Contamination/Transfers
- Production Chains
- Biological Risks
- Chemical Risks
- Health Organisation and Policies
- Management and Communication


The main employers of Master's graduates are :
- Health risk assessment agencies in France and in Europe
- the Ministry of Health
- Food-processing and pharmaceutical companies
- Research and development offices
- Agricultural organisations
- Association of farmers
- National and international public and parapublic health organisations

The professions occupied by our graduates are :
- Consultants and experts
- Senior Level Scientist for the assessment and expertise of Health and Food Risks
- Researchers in the field of Zoonosis, Human Nutrition, Animal and Human Health, R&D directors...