PhD Food Safety and Biotechnology

Queen's University Belfast

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PhD Food Safety and Biotechnology

Queen's University Belfast

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

The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally a Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School.

Additional Information for International Students

International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for the English language for visa purposes.

Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.0, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.

*Taken within the last 2 years.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Students will be based in modern, world-class laboratory facilities equipped with state-of-the-art, highly advanced analytical instruments.
  • Students will gain excellent practical experience of advanced and emerging analytical techniques for food safety analysis and monitoring.
  • The School has a wide range of strong, international links with governments, academia, and industry.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts help our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts help our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

FEES & FUNDING

There is a range of funding and scholarship options available to those considering study at Queen's.

PhD Funded Studentships

We offer fully funded studentships to outstanding postgraduate researchers across our three faculties and five Doctoral Training Centres.

В цьому навчальному закладі пропонуються освітні програми за наступними напрямками:
  • англійська


Останнє оновлення January 16, 2018
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Цей курс Кампус засновані
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Дата початку
Вересень. 18, 2018
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Заочна та вечірня форма
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Великобританія - Belfast, Північної Ірландії
Дата початку: Вересень. 18, 2018
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Великобританія - Belfast, Північної Ірландії
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