PhD in Processing & Storage of Agriculture Products


Introduction to the Program

The PhD in Processing & Storage of Agriculture Products 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

This program aims to cultivate high-level specialized personnel possessing noble characters and rigorous styles of study; persons demonstrating a well developed moral, intellectual and physical nature. Graduating students are required to have a thorough mastery of the developing trends of agricultural products processing and related disciplines both at home and abroad; to have a solid theoretical foundation, specialized knowledge and proficient practical skills in the field; and, to be innovative and exhibit a healthy teamwork spirit The abilities necessary to undertake scientific research independently solve engineering and technology problems, and make innovative achievements in related fields should also be obvious.

Main Research Fields

  •  Greening Processing Technology of Agricultural Products
  •  Preservation and Quality Control of Agricultural Products

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:  Food Material, Modern Food Nutrition, Food Biology Technology, Modern Food Analysis Technology, Deep- Processing Theory and Technology of Agricultural and Aquatic Products, Professional English of Food Science.

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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