Course syllabus

Human nutrition
Human Nutrition

KNLN01, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2014-04-14

General Information

Compulsory for: MLIV1
Elective Compulsory for: MBIO2
Elective for: B4-lm
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


To provide increased knowledge and a scientifically based holistic perspective on human nutrition and metabolism, with focus on how food characteristics and components in different raw materials influence body functions.

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


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Individual assignments, oral and written presentation of group work, written exam.


Required prior knowledge: KNL026 Physiology.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: KNL031

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Elin Östman,
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