Course syllabus

Projekt i livsmedel eller läkemedelsteknologi
Integrated Project on Food or Pharamaceutical Technology

KLGN05, 15 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2012/13
Decided by: Education Board 2
Date of Decision: 2012-04-04

General Information

Elective Compulsory for: MLIV2
Elective for: B5-l, B5-lm, K5-l
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand


The aims of this course are to train the student in project oriented work and to give an insight to the important steps in the development of a product and to deepen knowledge in food engineering, food technology or pharmaceutical technology by accomplishing a technical development project.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

be able to understand and discuss different steps in the development of a product or process

Understand the demands on the development process from a technical, economical and society prespective

be able to use and understand quality systems as well as statistic evaluation tools

Understand how a project group work including knowledge on some common tools for project management

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to explain and apply relations between fundamental technological and technical theory and the issues that arise in the chosen development project the student should be able to independently design and plan a project

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

To be able to work according to established scientific and industrial practice with an understanding of the ethical demands put on the project


The project consists of a product or process development of a consumer product performed from a commercial consumer perspective including regulations. The project steps involve innnovation process-planning-literature search-laboratory work-evaluation-reporting-recommendations for commercialization and industrialization.

Important aspects of the development process such as Risk assessment, experimental design, statistical evaluation, are supported by lectures. The student should be able to discuss their product and production method from a sustainability perspective.

The course includes lectures, seminars with written reports, laborations, study visits

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Examination: Active participation in the project work, oral and written presentation of the project and individual oral examination.

Code: 0111. Name: Integrated Project on Food or Pharamaceutical Technology.
Credits: 13. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Approved report Approved oral presentation Approved examination. Contents: Practical project work
Code: 0211. Name: Project Management.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Participation in obligatori parts Self reflection. Contents: Project theori
Code: 0311. Name: Entrepreneurship.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Participation in obligatori parts. Contents: Theory on entrepreneurship


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: KLG060, KLG080 or KLG027.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KLG031, KLT031

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Docent Marie Wahlgren,
Course coordinator: Federico Goméz,
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