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Food and Human Nutrition

Newcastle University

36 months
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35500 GBP/year
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About

Food and Human Nutrition course at Newcastle University covers a number of specific research topics supported by our research active academic staff. Our broad range of research areas relate to food security, farming and rural development.

Overview

Much of the research is multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary, via links across research areas within the School, and across the University through the Human Nutrition Research Centre. Research themes of Food and Human Nutrition course at Newcastle University:

  • health benefits of consuming selected foods and food types, eg whole grains, carrots, nitrate-rich vegetables, food supplements, regarding cardiovascular health, cancer, sarcopenia, cell damage
  • elucidation of roles of fat-soluble vitamins in health and disease, eg vitamins A and D, modelling and understanding sources and metabolism in humans and farm animals
  • medicinal properties of herbs and plant extracts, eg effects on cognitive performance, pain, mood, well-being, dementia
  • effects of production/processing factors on food composition & sensory quality, eg effects of organic/conventional production, supply chain temperatures, varieties/breeds

Career:

Our graduates are in demand, and they continue to be among the most employable in the country. By providing internships and work experience placements wherever possible, we ensure you have the relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Programme Structure

Research themes

  • As a research student you will receive a tailored package of academic and support elements to ensure you maximise your research and future career. The academic information is in the programme profile and you will be supported by our Postgraduate Researcher Development Programme, doctoral training centres and Research Student Support Team.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application closing date for this course, but specific deadlines for funding may We suggest international students apply at least two months before.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Further research experience or a master’s degree would be advantageous.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    15607 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15607 GBP per year during 36 months.

HomeFull time: £4,407 - £15,607*

Part time: £2,203.50 - £7,803.50*

International

Full time: £24,000 - £35,500

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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