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Nutritional Sciences MPhil

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Full time | Sutton Bonington Campus | 2 years | OCT-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Nutrition

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Research overview

The overarching theme of the school's nutritional sciences research group is the scientific understanding and improvement of nutrition for both humans and animals.

The main areas of research include:

  • control and manipulation of the nutritional and processing quality of animal and plant products, including texture of fruit and meat products
  • nutritional enhancement of fat and protein content in animals
  • control of growth of farm animals, especially nutrient-gene interactions and synchronising the supply of energy and nitrogen
  • nutritional evaluation of feed for animals, such as the effect of dietary tannins on parasitic infections
  • programming and health
  • diet-health interactions in man, including nutrient-gene interactions

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

4,625

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

28,000

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject or 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject with a Merit at masters; other qualifications may also be accepted.