Research course

Clinical Nutrition (Biosciences)

Institution
University of Nottingham · School of Biosciences
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMRes

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Entry requirements

PhD/MPhil/MRes: 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

World renowned for our research in diet and health, metabolism ageing and disease, and food security. Our skills include molecular techniques, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics and health psychology. Our core research themes are:

  • developmental origins of disease
  • food allergy
  • prevention or utilisation of food waste
  • efficient meat production

During the PhD you will learn from our multidisciplinary research team. You'll gain transferable skills which are critical to developing a career in research.

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
    48-60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MRes
    part time
    12-24 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