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Most fields of study culminate in a PhD as the highest level of academic achievement. After completing a PhD, graduates are among the most knowledgeable and experienced professionals in the world. Before they can enroll, however, they must complete multiple lower-level degree programs.

What is a PhD in Food Sciences? This field of study incorporates elements from several other disciplines, including chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, biochemistry, and microbiology. There are also several specializations in the field of food sciences that you can choose from, such as food packaging and preservation, food technology, and food chemistry. Students in this field learn about creating new types of food, managing or improving current types of food, and how to make food healthier.

One of the most significant ways students in a PhD program benefit is their development of particular skills. These skills open up all sorts of career opportunities and higher salary potential. Food sciences students develop excellent research abilities, an understanding of chemistry, and critical-thinking and evaluation skills.

The cost of enrolling in a PhD in Food Science program varies based on a number of aspects. These can include everything from the school and program you chose to the country you are studying in. It is wise to thoroughly research these factors before you enroll.

Because food is a vital necessity for society, there are various career options for those who study food sciences. Positions are available in many different fields, each with its own goals. Most students choose to become food scientists, chemists, or biologists in order to research and develop various aspects of food production and its affect on the human body.

The best way to begin the next step in your education is to find the right program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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6 Results in Food Sciences

Dalian Polytechnic University

Ph.D. in Food Science & Engineering ... [+]

Ph.D. in Food Science & Engineering Admission Requirements Holding a master’s degree Two Recommendation Letters from Professors Passing DPU Admission Examination Being aged at 18 to 45 Minimum Requirement of HSK 6 Level Application Procedures "Application Form For International Students To Study In DPU” 1 Copy of Bachelor degree certificate Transcripts Recommendations of two professors or associate professors 6 photos (3cmX4cm) 1 copy of passport" Scholarships

Types Amount(RMB)

Chinese Government Scholarship: According to《Measures of Chinese Government Scholarship Status》 Liaoning Government Scholarship: According to《Measures of Liaoning Government Scholarship Status》 ... [-]
China Dalian
September 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

The main aim of the doctoral program is to prepare graduates with the ability of independent creative work and deep knowledge in the field of food technology and other re ... [+]

Overview

The main aim of the doctoral program is to prepare graduates with the ability of independent creative work and deep knowledge in the field of food technology and other related subjects. The study is focused on the scientific and research work in technological processes and is based on comprehensive knowledge of the chemical, biological, engineering and economic disciplines, and the knowledge of the solution of the specific complex problems of chosen food branches (cereal, baker and sugar technology, dairy and fat technology, meat and meat products technology, technology of fruit and vegetables, technology of surfactants and detergents and cosmetics).

Careers

Graduates are able to work in science and research or directly in the food industry, as well as in the related fields like cosmetics and chemical industry, including the processing of waste and protection of the environment. They may hold management positions in development, production, control, and projection in commercial firms or state institutions. Due to the broad concept of expertise the graduates are ready not only for professional action in their specialization but also for the adaptation for possible application in other technical and scientific fields.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

The goal of the study is to educate specialists with a deep knowledge in the field of food chemistry, food/feed analysis, and human nutrition - reflecting the current sta ... [+]

Overview

The goal of the study is to educate specialists with a deep knowledge in the field of food chemistry, food/feed analysis, and human nutrition - reflecting the current state of the art in the respective scientific field and with the vision of future developments/challenges. The students will get not only an extensive theoretical knowledge but also broad practical experience in laboratories equipped with the modern instrumentation. The courses provided to a future specialist are focused on reaction occurring in food during processing transportation and /or storage. The major parameters of foodstuffs such as nutritional value, sensory properties and safety are under focus, food supplements are also an issue of concern. Special attention is paid to advanced analytical strategies applicable for efficient control of chemical contaminants/ residues/toxicants, attention is also paid to modern omics strategies enabling fighting food fraud and studies of biologically active food components. As regards human nutrition, some courses are concerned also with medical aspect associated with this area.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
London South Bank University

We focus on globally regarded, theoretical and applied research with ‘real world’ impact. Our teaching is fully informed by contemporary research, and our excellence is r ... [+]

Nearly three-quarters of London South Bank University's (LSBU) research projects were awarded the two highest possible ratings for 'impact' by the latest university research excellence exercise, the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Our scientists in the School of Applied Sciences work in multidisciplinary teams to target major societal challenges in the areas of human health, well-being, performance and behaviour. We apply theory in these areas to contemporary real-world issues by undertaking innovative and rigorous science.

We focus on globally regarded, theoretical and applied research with ‘real world’ impact. Our teaching is fully informed by contemporary research, and our excellence is reinforced by outstanding research facilities which enable both staff and students to undertake cutting edge studies with the most up-to-date equipment and facilities.... [-]

United Kingdom London
May 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
Brno University of Technology

The aim of the study is to reach the balance between theoretical and experimental skills and the application of the general procedures in chemistry and food technology. ... [+]

Chemistry and Technology of Foodstuffs

Abbreviation: DKAP_CHTP

Level of course unit: Doctoral

Faculty: Faculty of Chemistry

Academic year: 2019/2020

A title awarded: Ph.D.

Qualification awarded: Ph.D. in the field "Chemistry and Technology of Foodstuffs"

Level of qualification: Doctoral (3rd cycle)

Specific admission requirements:

Master degree in chemical engineering, food chemistry or other chemical specializations earned at university faculties, ICT Prague or agricultural universities.

Key learning outcomes:

The Ph.D. study and study related research are focused on the acquisition and development of theoretical knowledge and experimental skills in the areas of food chemistry and engineering processes of food production, applied analytical and physical chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry and molecular biotechnology. The study is designed in line with the development of food science and food technologies and other basic and applied specializations.... [-]

Czech Republic Brno
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

This programme focuses on applied aspects of advanced and emerging analytical technologies to address current issues in food safety, nutrition, and food supply. ... [+]

PhD Food Safety and Biotechnology

Research Strategies

This programme focuses on applied aspects of advanced and emerging analytical technologies to address current issues in food safety, nutrition, and food supply. It covers the entire food chain from farm to fork and places a strong emphasis on the link between improved food safety and nutrition and improved public health.

Research Strengths

Advanced and emerging technological and analytical platforms (biosensors, isotopic and comics) Animal food and feed safety Animal health and disease diagnostics Global food security Food and nutrition metabolomics Food and nutrition quality measurements Food chemistry Food safety detection methodology Food traceability and authenticity Immunodiagnostics for food contaminant and toxin detection Natural compounds and their health applications Novel and functional foods Therapeutic biomolecules ENTRY REQUIREMENTS ... [-]
United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus