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Nutrition and Metabolism

Rovira i Virgili University

36 months
Duration
766 EUR/year
548 EUR/year
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About

Nutrition and Metabolism 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 and Metabolism from Rovira i Virgili University introduces you to 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.

Careers

In general, graduates of this doctoral programme 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:

  • Training in dissemination and publication of research results
  • Training in mobility and scientific exchange
  • Specific training courses
  • Teaching
  • Research seminars
  • Doctoral seminar on molecular nutrition

Lecturers

Blay Olivé, Luis Masana Marín, Rosa Maria Solà Alberich, Ana Maria Ardèvol Grau, Anna Arola Arnal, Antonio Ramón Romeu Figuerola, Gerard Pujadas Anguiano, Joan Domènech, Fernández Ballart, Jorge Salas Salvadó, Josep Ribalta Vives, Juan Bautista Fernández Larrea, Luis Maria Arola Ferrer , Maria Begoña Muguerza Marquínez , Maria Cinta Bladé Segarra,

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

To enter you must pre-enrol during one of the following stages:

  • 08/07 - 02/11 
  • 11/01 - 01/03
  • 15/06 (at the request of the program coordinator)

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum vitae
  • ​Spanish identity card, passport or Foreigners’ Identity Number (NIE), if it is the first time you have studied at the URV.
  • 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    766 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 766 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.
  • Approximate cost for first year
  • Second and successive academic year for both EU and NON-EU students - 548€

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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