Research course

Food Sciences

Institution
University of Nottingham · Division of Food Sciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMRes

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject or 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject with a merit at masters; other qualifications may also be accepted

Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

We are internationally renowned for our research. We have in key strengths in food flavour chemistry and flavour perception. Our research covers all levels of food and drink production. Starting with raw materials, through processing to consumer preference, and subsequent effects on the body.

Major research interests are:

  • food flavour and sensory science
  • food microbiology and safety
  • food allergy and protein expression
  • alternative proteins

The School of Biosciences research website contains more information on our research areas. You will also find academic contact details and research interests. You should identify a supervisor to work with and contact them before making a formal application.

Department specialisms

The school is ranked the number 1 research environment in the UK for agriculture, veterinary and food science in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. 97% of our work in the Schools of Biosciences and Veterinary Medicine and Science was judged to be of international quality.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) score

We are ranked 8th in the UK for research power (2014).

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (6.0 in each element)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MRes
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgraduate-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)115 951 5559