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Food Sciences MRes




What will I learn?

Our research covers all levels of food and drink production contributing to understanding and controlling quality and safety. We work with raw materials, through processing, to consumer preference and effects on the body.

We are internationally renowned for our research. We study the fundamental understanding of food structure, flavour delivery and its perception.

Major research interests are:

  • food flavour and sensory science
  • food microbiology and safety
  • food structure
  • brewing science


Expert staff will work with you to explore PhD career options and apply for vacancies, develop your interview skills and meet employers. You can book a one-to-one appointment, take an online course or attend a workshop.

Which department am I in?

School of Biosciences

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£28,000.00 (US$ 33,777) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

December 2022, January 2023, February 2023, March 2023, April 2023


Sutton Bonington Campus

Lenton Lane,


NG7 2NR, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students offering a Bachelor's degree from an American university are welcome to apply for a Masters programme. For most programmes we look for a GPA of at least 3.0. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

For international students

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject or 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject with a merit at masters; other qualifications may also be accepted. IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each element). TOEFL (IBT): 87 (minimum 20 in Speaking and 19 in all other elements).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Nottingham

Discover a world of extraordinary learning, pioneering research and life-changing experiences.

  • Ranked as a world top 100 university
  • Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Outstanding careers support and opportunities
  • International and Sports University of the Year 2019

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