Nutrition and Food Science, Ph.D. | Umea University | Umeå, Sweden
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Nutrition and Food Science

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About

Are you interested in nutrition and meals and want to understand more? Do you enjoy the university environment and planning your own work? Then our Nutrition and Food Science doctoral studies at the Umea University might be of interest!

Overview

Being a doctoral student in Nutrition and Food Science at Umea University means that you acquire knowledge and practical experience of conducting scientific studies in an exciting and interdisciplinary field. At present, nine doctoral students are admitted to the doctoral program in nutrition and food science.

Features 

  • Doctoral studies last for four years (240 credits) and during doctoral studies, teaching or other departmental duties may also be included to a lesser extent. 

Programme Structure

Curriculum: 

  • All doctoral students have a main supervisor and at least one assistant supervisor. 
  • Assistant supervisors often come from another subject, as we collaborate with other research subjects in social sciences, medicine and natural sciences.
  • For more information see our general study plan for doctoral education in food and nutrition science, or contact the head of doctoral education at the department.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Positions open throughout the year. 

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

240 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

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

To be able to apply for the doctoral program in food and nutrition science, you must have:

  • a second-cycle degree, completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 higher education credits are at second-cycle level, or in some other way within or outside the country acquired essentially equivalent knowledge.
  • completed course requirements of at least 90 credits in the subject of nutrition and food science, nutrition science, dietetics, home and consumer science or food and restaurant science. Special qualifications are also available to those who have acquired equivalent knowledge in another way within or outside Sweden.

Tuition Fee

Doctoral students don’t pay tuition fees.

Living costs for Umeå

7125 - 11770 SEK /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 Food Science.

Available Scholarships

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

Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

Read more about eligibility

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

Read more about eligibility

U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

Read more about eligibility

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

Read more about eligibility

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

Read more about eligibility

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

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