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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    City, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

The PhD in Food Policy at City, University of London's Centre for Food Policy provides an advanced route into academic work in food policy. It looks at the role of food in society and its impact on health, environment, social justice and economy. It is interested in the policy place of food in society and the impact on health, environment, social justice and economy.

The PhD programme's purpose is to build an advanced route into academic work in food policy. Its goals are to help you: acquire the skills to become a professional researcher; explore a topic of relevance; contribute original work which will extend the current knowledge base; to influence and change food policy.

You will initially be registered for an MPhil award. Promotion to registration to PhD is not automatic, but contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a review process. This normally takes place towards the end of the first year of registration for full-time candidates and towards the end of the second year for part-time candidates. You submit a report to an academic panel and present at the annual research colloquium. If the outcome is satisfactory, you will be upgraded to a PhD. The programme will conclude with submission of research in the form of a PhD thesis and attendance at a viva voce examination in front of at least two examiners, at least one of whom will be external to City.

Tuition fees

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£ 12,000per year

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University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

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