University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Food Manufacturing and Technology

The University of Lincoln's National Centre for Food Manufacturing is an internationally recognised provider of education and research in the food manufacturing and technology sector. Academics who have occupied senior roles in industry will supervise and advise students throughout their studies and independent research. Particular areas of research expertise in the Centre include food chemistry, microbiology, product development, quality and safety systems and technical management. Students will have access to state-of-the-art equipment to conduct in-depth research in an area of interest to them. Research conducted by postgraduate students in the Centre often has immediate practical application in improving safety, quality and efficiency in food manufacturing. Previous research projects have included food safety, packaging and seal integrity, and resource efficiency of vegetable processing.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.2 Honours degree in pure or applied science or engineering.

Course modules

Example research areas include: Food microbiology and safety; Food chemistry (meat, fish, cereals); Food manufacturing systems; Food process engineering (process modelling); New product development and sensory sciences; Food quality and safety systems.

Assessment methods

The programme requires the presentation of a thesis and an oral examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,600 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,250 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,800 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln (Main Site) Lincoln LN6 7TS East Midlands

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