Nutrition and Metabolism, Ph.D. | Rovira i Virgili University | Tarragona, Spain
36 months
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548 EUR/year
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About

This doctoral Nutrition and Metabolism programme from Rovira i Virgili University focuses on providing the students with knowledge and experience of how nutrients interact with the metabolism and affect its functioning and our health, so that they can apply this knowledge in society.

Overview

Nutrition is one of the pillars of health and development, and optimal nutrition is one of the main challenges of the twenty-first century. The exponential growth of the food market and public concern about health have led to major investments in this sector by the food and biochemical industries, governments, health sectors, universities and research centres.

There is therefore an important need in our society for professionals with knowledge in the field of nutrition and metabolism, which uses modern molecular tools. The need for professionals in the field of nutrition lies in the increasing importance in society of obtaining a better quality of life through proper nutrition.

Career opportunities

In general, graduates of this Nutrition and Metabolism programme from Rovira i Virgili University will be able to work in the food, biotechnology and health sectors. Specifically, graduates will be able to work in the food and biochemical industries, the health sector, government organisations, organisations involved in food and health legislation, universities and research centres.

Within these areas, they may hold positions of responsibility that involve the management of research projects (research and development in the case of companies), quality control and innovation. They may also lead research related to public health, form part of consultancy firms, or enter the teaching profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diet and Cardiovascular Risk Factors
  • Diet in the Prevention of Chronic Illnesses
  • Dietary Patterns in the Population and their Relation to Health-Illness
  • Dietary, Genetic and Environmental Factors and their Relation to Nutritional State
  • Effect of the mediterranean diet on primary cardiovascular prevention
  • Functional food design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Spanish, Catalan

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The first degree should be in biochemistry, biotechnology, biology, chemistry, nutrition and dietetics, science and food technology, medicine, biomedical sciences, genetics or another field of biosciences, life sciences or health sciences related to nutrition and metabolism. The master's degree should be also related with the field of biosciences, life sciences or health sciences related to nutrition and metabolism.
  • Proof of basic English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    548 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 548 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    548 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 548 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Tarragona

580 - 960 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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Nutrition and Metabolism.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Anytime
Summer courses of Lectures for Institutes of Languages from the University
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 EUR
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Study Abroad Scholarship Program - Diversity Scholarship
Merit-based

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Spanish Studies Abroad
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Go-Again Alumni Scholarship
Merit-based

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Spanish Studies Abroad Alumni Scholar Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
Merit-based Need-based

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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
Need-based

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Leopold Figl Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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