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 research on the fundamental understanding of food structure, flavour delivery and its perception.

Key facts

  • The School of Biosciences is one of the strongest teaching and research centres for fundamental and applied biological and food science in the UK.
  • Number 1 research environment in the UK for agriculture, veterinary and food science –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 2014

Research areas

Food science focused research:

  • Flavour release from foods
  • The application of a materials science approach to the processing and storage stability of low-water content foods
  • Food rheology and its application to hydrocolloid gels
  • Characterisation of macromolecules and macromolecular assemblies using hydrodynamic techniques
  • Molecular enzymology
  • Food microbiology

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