Research course

Nutrition

Institution
The University of Manchester · Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

We require applicants to hold, or be about to obtain, an Upper Second class Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a related subject area for entry to a PhD programme. A Lower Second class Honours degree may be considered if applicants also hold a Master's degree with a Merit classification.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Our PhD/MPhil Nutrition programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Nutrition.

Nutrition is defined as the intake of food, considered in relation to the body's dietary needs.

It has major implications for health and function, and in the genesis or prevention of many diseases occurring across the life course.

We recognise this as a cross-cutting domain, with relevant research activities taking place in many of our specialist research divisions.

These projects range from basic bioscience and mechanistic research through to many aspects of diet and health, including obesity.

There are also particular opportunities in clinical nutrition and nutritional support, including intestinal failure.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72-96 months
full time
36-48 months

MPhil

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Email
admissions.doctoralacademy@manchester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 275 5608