Food PolicyCity University London
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- Foundation degree
- Islington (Inghilterra)
Cosa impari in questo corso?
You will initially be registered for an MPhil award. Promotion to registration to PhD is not automatic, but contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a review process. This normally takes place towards the end of the first year of registration for full-time candidates and towards the end of the second year for part-time candidates. You submit a report to an academic panel and present at the annual research colloquium.
If the outcome is satisfactory, you will be upgraded to a PhD. The programme will conclude with submission of research in the form of a PhD thesis and attendance at aviva voce
examination in front of at least two examiners, at least one of whom will be external to the University.
For full details about the City PhD programme structure, please see the Guide for Research Students
A wide range of research topics are supervised by the Food Policy team at City. Please refer to individual Food Policy staff webpages for information about our specialist research profiles and interests.Examples of research topicsRecent research topics include:
- Changes in the fish commodity chain
- Marketing relationships and practices and their impact on governance in the fresh produce supply chain
- The effects of the National Curriculum on food education in the UK
- Social sustainability and the UK horticultural sector
- Policies, priorities and perspectives: an exploration of Laos PDR's food security framework
- Global food governance and the role of civil society
- Food Banks and their role in tackling food and low income
- Governance of urban food strategies
- Policy strategies relating to Health Start and links to fruit and vegetable procurement
- Exploration of how the media has covered the connection between diet and cancer
- Social class basis of anti-obesity strategies.
- The use of social marketing for the improvement of nutritional habits in Greece
- Exploring the phenomenon of innovation and the policy environment as it appears to the Canadian functional food and natural health products
- Food choices of British Bangladeshis living in Tower Hamlets East London
- Policy analysis of food security programs in British Columbia, Canada
- Transitions in culinary cultures: A comparative study of France and Britain
- The UK pesticides policy paradigm in transition.
- Full-time EU: £4,500 per year
- Part-time EU: £2,250 per year
- Full-time Non EU: £12,000 per year
- Part-time Non EU: £6,000 per year
Fees for doctoral candidates are charged annually and cover registration, supervision and examination. Fees are subject to review each year and may vary during your period of registration.
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