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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our PhD Nutrition programme enables you to undertake a research project that will improve understanding of Nutrition. Nutrition is defined as the intake of food, considered in relation to the body's dietary needs. It has major implications for health and function, and in the genesis or prevention of many diseases occurring across the life course. We recognise this as a cross-cutting domain, with relevant research activities taking place in many of our specialist research divisions. These projects range from basic bioscience and mechanistic research through to many aspects of diet and health, including obesity. There are also particular opportunities in clinical nutrition and nutritional support, including intestinal failure.

It includes: Learn from some of Europe's leading researchers while undertaking your own project; Access some of the best research facilities in the world at both the University and in hospitals around Greater Manchester; Undergo training in transferable skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals through the Doctoral Academy's training programme. Your postgraduate research degree will open up a range of career opportunities after you graduate.

Application deadline

15 July 2019, 15 November 2019, 15 February 2020

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University of Manchester

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    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

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