PhD in Amylum Resource Science & Engineering


Introduction to the Program

The PhD in Amylum Resource Science & Engineering at South China University of Technology (SCUT) is a three year English-taught program for international students.

About SCUT

South China University of Technology is one of China’s leading universities. It operates under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. It is a member of Project 985 and Project 211 which qualifies it as a top institution of teaching and research. For more info visit the page here.

About the Program

The program aims to produce quality specialists who are equipped with a solid yet broad theoretical foundation in the field by providing systematically profound specialized knowledge and practical skills. Students will be well-informed of developing trends both at home and abroad; have a good command of research frontier issues including functional materials of carbohydrates, starch sugaring technology and starch refining chemical engineering; possess strengths to undertake independent scientific research and solve complex engineering problems; have the ability to make creative achievements in the field starch resources science and engineering; and, hold the keys to solve crucial engineering technical problems.

Main Research Fields

  • Technology and Engineering of Starch Functional Materials
  • Technology and Engineering of Starch Sugaring
  • Starch Fine Chemical Engineering

Entry Requirements

  • Master’s degree diploma and transcripts with good record.
  • Language requirements for English-Medium Programs (only for non-English speaking countries): TOEFL IBТ 80 or above; IELTS 6.0 or above;

Application Deadline

30th June

Start Date of the Program



Main Courses:  Progress of Sugar Engineering, Theory of Solution Process, Basic Science and Engineering of Carbohydrates, Sugar Biological Engineering

Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB 34,000 per year. The total for the 3 year program is 102,000 RMB.


SCUT has two campuses: the Wushan campus and the University Town campus.
For information on the accommodation visit the accommodation page here.

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