BSc 2:1 honours or equivalent or satisfactory pass at MSc level in relevant subject.
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
Housed in a new purpose-built premises, the School of Food Science and Nutrition has modern and extensive facilities for research with an excellent pilot plant laboratory supporting work in food technology.
Research areas cover;
Food Chemistry and Biochemistry - Research in the kinetic behaviour of complex reactions, with emphasis on the cocktail effects of different sugars and amino acids during Maillard browning, Metabolism, bioactivity and potential health benefits of flavonoids, Properties and analysis of food allergens, Consequences of the variable nutritional content of ethnic and regional foods
Food Colloids and Processing - Research covers optimization of protein/lipid/polysaccharide ingredients for the formulation and stabilization of dispersed systems, Development of improved understanding of the properties of adsorbed proteins and nanoparticles at fluid interfaces and Control of microstructure and rheology of gels, foams and emulsions
Nutrition and Public Health - Covering a wide variety of topics aiming to increase our understanding of the impact food and diet has on our health and wellbeing with a significant area of research in Nutritional Epidemiology.
As a research student in the School of Food Science and Nutrition you will benefit from the school’s excellent links with the food industry and ongoing collaborative projects with major food manufacturers, retailers and research organisations.
Structure Rheology of Colloidal Dispersions; Food Protein Functionality;Flavour Generation; Heat and Mass Transport in Food Processing; Nutrition; Maillard Reactions; Immunochemistry; Allergy; Phytochemicals; Diet/Health, Nutritional Epidemiology
Information for international students
The University of Leeds welcomes international students. English language is required (eg. IELTS). Accommodation is guaranteed for all new international students paying fees at non-EU rate. Students from overseas may carry out research on food products and problems specific to their own country.
Fees and funding
The School often has a number of funded studentships throughout the year, which often cover full payment of UK/EU tuition fees and provide the candidate with a tax free stipend per annum.Please contact the school for more information firstname.lastname@example.org
the University also has a number of competitive scholarship opportunities available for both UK/EU and international students. Fine out more at http://scholarships.leeds.ac.uk/
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- PG Admissions Secretary
- 0113 343 2986