BTBU Doctoral Program of Food Science and Engineering in English
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First-class Discipline: Food Science and Engineering

Second-class Discipline: Food Science


1. Objectives

This program mainly aim at developing top academic talent that can engaged in basic research and high and new technology research, especially in food science and engineering field. Through the training of doctoral stage, graduates should have firm and broad basic theory and in-depth professional knowledge in the food science and engineering field, have the ability to undertake independent scientific research, possess innovative spirit and innovative ability, and gain the innovative results in this field.

 

2. Length of Study Period

3 years, no more than 5 years

Pattern   full-time

 

3. Research Fields

1. Functional food additives and ingredients;  

2. Food flavor chemistry;

3. Food Biotechnology.

 

4. Curriculums and Credits

The total credits are not less than 20, including at least 12 credits of course work and 8 credits of other requirements.

Course

Type

Course Code

Course Name

Credit

Semester

Credit Hours

Obligatory

 

Chinese

3

The first semester

 36

Obligatory

 

Overview of China

3

The first semester

 36

Degree

 

The Theories and Techniques of Flavor Chemistry

3

The third semester

36

Degree

 

Progress in Food Science and Technology

3

The third semester

36

Degree

 

Food Science and Technology and the Industrial Development Strategy

3

The third semester

36

Degree

 

Principles of Food Additives

3

The third semester

36

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Requirements

Task

Requirements

 

Deadline

Credit

1.Draft of individual program plan

Two copies of the plan

 

Within one month of registration date for new students

 

2. Literature review and dissertation proposal

Complete the dissertation proposal

 

The third semester

2

3. Academic seminars and workshops

Participate in at least 10times, at least give one presentation 

 

Before October (the third semester )

2

4. Practices

Practices in teaching and research

 

Before October  (the third semester )

2

5. Qualification exam

Exam on the basic theoretic knowledge and the ability of analysis

 

Before the mid-term review

2

6. Middle-term review

Review of progress

 

The third semester

 

7. Middle-term review of dissertation

Review of progress on dissertation

 

The fifth semester

 

8. Complementary master degree courses
(if necessary)

Additional 2 or 3 Master degree courses if the supervisor thinks necessary

 

The second semester

 

9. Requirements for publication:

Requirements to publish minimum two articles in academic journals.


Application Requirements:

1. The TOEFL iBT score of 70 points at least, or IELTS score at least 5.5, or the relevant certificates of English as the working and learning language for university study, if non-native English speakers apply the program.

2. Possess bachelor degree above, and previous major should be relevant.

3 .Provide undergraduate diploma notarized copies and the score report’s transcripts or notarized copies of undergraduate courses. When the diploma is neither Chinese nor English, you should provide notarized Chinese or English translated document.

4. Provide research and study plan inChina(600 words at least), written in Chinese or English.

5. Provide recommendation letters by two professionals with the title of professors or associate professors.

6. A photocopy of the front page of a valid passport.

7. The Foreigner Physical Examination Form

8. Submit all of the application materials on line: http://admission.btbu.edu.cn

 

Contact Information:

International Office,BeijingTechnology andBusinessUniversity

Address:  No. 33,Fucheng Rd, Haidian District,Beijing,China, 100048

Contact:  Sandy Lee 

Tel:: +86 10 68984717

Fax:  + 86 10 68984717

Website: http://international.btbu.edu.cn/internationaloffice/ or http://www.btbu.edu.cn/

Admission: http://admission.btbu.edu.cn

 

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