Research course

Food Manufacturing and Technology

University of Lincoln · National Centre for Food Manufacturing
MPhilPhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

First or second class honours degree in a pure or applied science or engineering.

Months of entry


Course content

The University of Lincoln’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing is an internationally recognised provider of education and research in the food manufacturing and technology sector.

Academics who have occupied senior roles in industry will supervise and advise you throughout your studies and independent research. Particular areas of research expertise in the Centre include food chemistry, microbiology, product development, quality and safety systems and technical management.

You will have access to state-of-the-art equipment to conduct in-depth research in an area of interest to you. Research conducted by postgraduate students in the Centre often has immediate practical application in improving safety, quality and efficiency in food manufacturing. Previous research projects have included food safety, packaging and seal integrity, and resource efficiency of vegetable processing.

Qualification and course duration


full time
18-36 months
part time
24-48 months


full time
24-48 months
part time
36-72 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Stephen Delo
+44 (0)1406 493029