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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Aberdeen

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    NOV-20, DEC-20, JAN-21, FEB-21, MAR-21, APR-21, MAY-21, JUN-21, JUL-21, AUG-21

  • Duration

    36 Months

Course summary

The Rowett Institute at the University of Aberdeen conducts world class research on the relationship between diet & health, playing a major role in the UK research capability in nutrition and human health and through the years has also made a significant impact on animal health and nutrition.

Among the many strengths of the Rowett Institute are its state of the art facilities including a human nutrition unit, core facilities for metabolite, DNA and protein analysis and suites of modern purpose designed research laboratories.

Our Research Centres

Gut Health
Bacteria are not passive passengers but players in metabolism and release of food components which affect our nutritional status, health and regulate our immune system

Metabolic Health
We research the influences of diet on the ageing process

Obesity and Metabolic Health
We research the behaviours associated with food choices, We work with The Aberdeen Cardiovascular and Diabetes Centre to bring patients and researchers together to understand obesity issues.

Life-Course and Population Health
We research different nutrients needed for each stage of development and trans-generational influences

There are many opportunities at the University of Aberdeen to develop your knowledge, gain experience and build a competitive set of skills to enhance your employability. This is essential for your future career success. The Careers and Employability Service can help you to plan your career and support your choices throughout your time with us, from first to final year – and beyond.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

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