Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. Optional for: B4, I4lp, I4pu, K4, M4, M4lp, M4pu. Course coordinator: Annika Olsson,, Förpackningslogistik. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 10. Assessment: Examination will be made both individually and based on group work. Home page:

The purpose with the course is to give students an overall view and understanding of packaging development and packaging systems and their role in society.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course is based on lectures and study visits with lecturers from the department and from industry. The lectures deal with packaging development for different product applications. Furthermore the lectures include areas as different packaging material, printing techniques, marketing aspects and environmental aspects. The major part of the course is based on project work, where the students should suggest and evaluate a packaging system for a consumer product, and make a package prototype.

Jönson, Johnsson: Packaging Technology for the Logistician, 3rd edition LTH, 2000
Pocket book of Packaging, Packforsk, Stockholm, 2001
Corner, Eric and Paine Frank A., Market Motivators: The Special Worlds of Packaging and Marketing, CIM 2002
During the course additional material such as articles, and lecturers presentations will be handed out or put on LUVIT