Research course

Clinical Nutrition (Biosciences)

University of Nottingham · School of Biosciences

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject

Months of entry


Course content

Internationally renowned for research on diet and health, metabolism ageing and disease and global food security, our core research themes are:

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

External collaboration with academic institutes and industrial partners promotes knowledge transfer and use of our research in clinical or commercial environments.

Our research comprises a multidisciplinary team with skills in modern molecular techniques, biochemistry, physiology, dietetics and health psychology.

Recent research:

  • Micronutrient deficiencies across the lifespan
  • Use of alternative nutrient sources as therapies for health and disease
  • Fetal programming and health
  • Diet-health interaction in man, including nutrient-gene interactions
  • Population based studies in human and dietetics

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559