Course syllabus

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

KLGN05, 15 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2013/14
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2013-04-15

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

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


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 oral examination. Contents: Practical project work
Code: 0211. Name: Project Management.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Participation in obligatori parts. Written self reflection. Contents: Theoretical back ground for project work.
Code: 0311. Name: Entrepreneurship.
Credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Participation in compulsory parts. Contents: Theory on entrepreneurship


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: Federico Goméz,
Course coordinator: Professor Marie Wahlgren,
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