Research course

Food and Human Nutrition

Institution
Newcastle University · Faculty of Medical Sciences
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

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Entry requirements

MPhil: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science or medicine related subject.

PhD: A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Within your research, you'll explore how nutrition affects:

  • healthy ageing
  • food security
  • sensory quality
  • international nutrition
  • personalised nutrition.

Our research is multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary. We have many expert research areas in the School. We also work across the University, through the Human Nutrition Research Centre.

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Department specialisms

Ecological agriculture; Food and human nutrition; Integrated animal science; Soils, plants and environment; Rural development in advanced economies; Food systems, consumption and marketing; Science and technology studies in food and environment.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills).

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Medical Sciences Graduate School
Email
fmsgradschool@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 7002