Research course

Food Science and Nutrition

University of Leeds · School of Food Science and Nutrition

Entry requirements

For more information, visit our entry requirements webpage.

Months of entry


Course content

We are recognised as world-leaders in food colloids and diet and health. We apply fundamental scientific principles to address issues of food quality, safety and sustainability, diet quality and consumer behaviour, from food production to the consumer’s plate.

Our research is supported by dedicated and experienced technical staff and first-class facilities, allowing us to scientifically develop new processes and products and analyse the quality and composition of foods from the macro- to the nanoscale.
Our research activity is conducted in but not limited to the following areas:

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University's minimum English language requirements.

The University’s Language Centre offers the Academic English for Postgraduate Studies pre-sessional course, which teaches the necessary language and academic study skills required for a research degree programme.

Fees and funding

For more information, visit our funding and fees webpage.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Research degrees admissions