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Food Science and Technology, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #14 (QS) , NY,
Candidates for the Ph.D. degree select one major in the field and two minors outside the field. There are no general course credit requirements for the Ph.D. degree. Ph.D. degree candidates must make at least one research seminar presentation prior to graduation and are required to assist with the teaching program for at least one semester. 

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Learning Outcomes

  • Conduct original, publishable research in the field.
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of theory and research across several sub-disciplines in the field.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of one area of expertise.
  • Follow ethical guidelines for work in the field.
  • Write and speak effectively to professional and lay audiences about issues in the field.
  • For those entering teaching: grade and comment effectively on undergraduate student work, lead discussion and recitation effectively for undergraduates, demonstrate familiarity with the literature on learning and pedagogy, write a thoughtful teaching philosophy, and plan an effective undergraduate course in the field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    12 credits per semester alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Concentrations by Subject:

  • Dairy Science
  • Enology
  • Food Chemistry
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Microbiology
  • Food Processing Waste Technology
  • Food Science [general]
  • International Food Science
  • Sensory Evaluation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • all Graduate School Requirements, including the TOEFL Exam for Non-Native English Applicants
  • 2-3 recommendations
  • GRE general test
  • A current resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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