Taught course

Sensory Science

University of Nottingham · School of Biosciences

Entry requirements

A 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


Course content

The intensive, modular nature of the part-time route also makes it easily accessible if you are currently working in the food and allied industries.

In addition to course fees, both full-time and part-time options require industrial support and sponsorship for completion of your research project. Please provide details of industrial support and sponsorship along with a project proposal with your application.

This course aims to:

  • provide a sound theoretical background that underpins the multidisciplinary field of sensory science
  • develop ability to critically evaluate published scientific papers
  • teach students to plan experimental sensory programmes and report and interpret sensory data
  • immerse students within a research environment thereby developing the skills necessary to undertake independent research.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
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