University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham


This is a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the agrifood sector to undertake high level, structured, continuing professional development. The Doctorate comprises 3 components: part 1 taught component: the objective of the taught component is to provide students with the theoretical, practical and transferable skills for a continuing career in the agrifood and allied industries, in a part-time format that will fulfil the requirements for Continued Professional Development (CPD). Parts 2 and 3: these parts enable participants to demonstrate the capacity to undertake original research in the field and thereby contribute to the growing body of knowledge and technology in the agriFood industries.

Entry requirements

Candidates usually are expected to have a 1st degree (minimum of 2nd Class Upper division) in any biological, chemical or physical science subject including agriculture, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacy, genetics, food sciences, microbiology, plant sciences, physics, from a university recognised by the University of Nottingham. Relevant workplace experience may, in some circumstances, be accepted as qualification for entry to this course.

Course modules

Core module: statistics and experimental design for bioscientist.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Professional Doctorate Part-time day £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
0115 951 6285