PhD in Food Science
Introduction to the Program
The PhD in Food Science at South China University of Technology (SCUT) is a three year English-taught program for international students.
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 cultivate high-level specialized personnel who are strong in the ideals of patriotism, observance of the law, and discipline;who exhibit moral, intellectual and physical characteristics; who are noble, have a rigorous style of study, strong dedication to career, and ahealthy spirit of teamwork. Students are required to demonstrate a solid yet broad understanding of basic theories, combined with a systematically thorough academic awareness. The abilities necessary to independently undertake scientific research and make creative achievements in scientific and specialized technical fields will be demonstrable.
Main Research Fields
- Food Chemistry
- Food Biotechnology
- Food Engineering
- New Technology of Food Greening Processing
- 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;
Start Date of the Program
Main Courses: Progress of Food Engineering, Food Material, Food Biology Technology, Modern Food Nutrition, Bio-active Substances Engineering, Food Biology Technology, Modern Food Analysis Technology, Deep- Processing Theory and Technology of Agricultural and Aquatic Products, Professional English of Food Science
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.