University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Food Biochemistry and Chemistry

Food biochemistry research is concerned with how diet affects health and the underlying biochemical mechanisms; specific areas of interest include: Metabolism, bioactivity and potential health benefits of flavonoids (polyphenols) and other dietary bioactive components; properties and analysis of food allergens; consequences of the variable nutritional content of ethnic and regional foods.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

School of Food Science and Nutrition - Research Postgraduate
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2986