Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. Compulsory for: MLIV1. Optional for: B4lm. Course coordinator: Kerstin Skog, och Gun Trädgårdh,, Livsmedelsteknologi. Prerequisites: KLG060 Food Chemistry, KMB023 Food Microbiology. Assessment: Lab reports, assignments, written exam. Further information: Problem Based Learning (PBL), study visit, lectures, seminars, assignments and laborations. The PBL meetings are compulsary. Home page:

The aim of the course is to understand and have an overview of the complexity of food process technology, functional properties of food, changes in nutrients and quality together during problem solving.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


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