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Ph.D. On Campus

Food Chain and Health

University of Helsinki

12 months
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About

The Food Chain and Health programme at the University of Helsinki brings together branches of food sciences covering food science research throughout the whole food chain. 

Overview

While the Food Chain and Health programme at the University of Helsinki continues to foster research on traditional topics of its respective fields, it also actively encourages interdisciplinary approaches.

It allows the examination of food from several complementary perspectives, as well as cooperation with the whole food sector. 

The multidisciplinary doctoral programme enables the examination of food from several complementary perspectives, as well as cooperation with the whole food sector. The food research areas are e.g. food chemistry, food control, food economy, food hygiene, food microbiology, food technology, food toxicology, meat inspection, microbiology of primary production and nutrition.

Programme Structure

Courses and studying
  • A doctoral degree in the programme comprises of a doctoral thesis and 40 credits of doctoral studies. The studies are divided into discipline-specific and transferable skills.
  • We also organise research seminars, where you get to present your own work, receive feedback and get to know your fellow doctoral researchers.
  • Courses in research ethics and transferable skills are offered throughout the academic year by the Doctoral School in Environmental, Food and Biologiacal Sciences (YEB).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

40 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to the Doctoral Programme in Food Chain and Health must have completed:

  • An applicable second-cycle university degree
  • An applicable second-cycle degree from a university of applied sciences, or
  • An applicable education at an institution abroad providing eligibility for equivalent higher education in the country in question

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /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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